Leonard Chadwick was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the son of William Victor Chadwick and Melvina “Vina” McCormack.

First Sergeant Leonard O. Chadwick was assigned to the 36th Signal Construction Battalion.

He died non-battle on 15 October 1944 and is interred at B,12,52, Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Belgium.

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 4 November 1944
Listed as deas was Sgt. Leonard O. Chadwick, husband of Mrs. L.O. Chadwick, and son of W.V. Chadwick, 613 Vine street. Sgt. Chadwick was serving with a signal corps unit in Belgium at the tie of his death on Oct. 15. He volunteered for army service nine years ago and has been stationed in the Philippines and in Hawaii. His father, employe of the Chattanooga News-Free Press, received a letter from Sgt. Chadwick dated Oct. 13, which did not refer to any illness or wounds received in action. He is survived by his father, hiw wife, one brothers, First Lt. W.V. Chadwick, who is with an army unit at Victoria, Tex., and several local relatives.

  • Rank: First Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 14 August 1913
  • Date of death: 15 October 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 36th Signal Construction Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Middle Panel
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