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Leonard Edward McGhee
First Lieutenant, United States Army
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Leonard Edward McGhee
Montgomery, West Virginia
Born March 17, 1919
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Service Number O-976301
Non-hostile Death
Died December 30, 1952 in Korea

First Lieutenant McGhee was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a member of the 505th Transportation Truck Company, U.S. Army.

On December 30, 1952, he was riding in a vehicle three miles north of Hwachon, North, when it hit an icy spot and went over an embankment killing him.

First Lieutenant Mc Ghee was awarded the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean War Service Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.

Lieuenant McGhee was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Senorita L. McGhee is buried with him.  She never remaried and outlived her hero by 45 years.


MCGHEE, LEONARD EDWARD
1ST LT 505 TRANS TRK CO 55 TRANS TRK BN QMC USA
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/17/1919
DATE OF DEATH: 12/30/1952
DATE OF INTERMENT: 02/24/1953
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 3909A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

MCGHEE, SENORITA L
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/25/1912
DATE OF DEATH: 10/26/1998
DATE OF INTERMENT: 10/29/1998
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 3909-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF MCGHEE, LEONARD E, 1LT US ARMY


Posted: 31 December 2004