Leonard Lee James was born on 30 October 1918 at Kensington in Georgia, the son of William David James and Minnie Burkett.
Died 17 April 1945 in Italy
Leonard L. James was returned from Pietramala, Mt Beni, Italy. He is buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Section Y, Site 567

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 1 May 1945
Pfc. Leonard L. James, husband of Mrs. Julia James, 1733 Foust Street, and son of Mrs. David James of Knoxville, was killed in action in Italy April 17, his wife was officially informed. A former employe of the Wade Brown Company before entering the service in 1943, he is survived by his wife, mother, six brothers, EdJames, Soddy; Sgt. Grady James, now in France; Claude James in military service; Jesse James, Knoxville; Lester James, Chattanooga, and William James of Birchwood; five sisters, Mrs. Robert Masters, Sixth Avenue; Mrs. Jack Green, Apison, Tenn.; Mrs. Carl Pendergrass, Chattanooga; Mrs. Harrison, Posey, Soddy, and Mrs. Jim Pickett of Soddy.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 30 October 1918
  • Date of death: 17 April 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 350th Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Top Panel
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