Corporal Ralph Hoddy Leverette was born on 28 October 1922 at Crandall, Georgia, the son of Paul Ranson Leverette and Emma J Simpson.
Died non Battle 12 February 1945, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia

Cpl Leverette was killed in a plane crash at Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia. He was the Radio Operator/Gunner on a B-17. He is buried at Summerour Methodist Cemetery, Crandall, Murray County in Georgia.

Crewmembers in photo (taken at Drew Field, Florida) below:
Bottom row (l-r) – Sgt. William Knight, Top Turret Gunner; Cpl. Milan Vukelich, Armorer; Cpl. Ralph Leverette, Radio Operator; Cpl. Donald Green, Engineer; Cpl. Raymond Waddell, Ball Turret Gunner; Cpl. Don Van Atta, Tail Gunner.
Top row (l-r) – 2nd Lt. John Bradley, Pilot; 2nd Lt. M. Robert Crowe, Co-Pilot; 2nd Lt. Leslie Becker, Navigator; 2nd Lt. Edgar Guest, Bombardier.


  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 28 October 1922
  • Date of death: 12 February 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Summerour Methodist Cemetery, Crandall, Murray County, Georgia
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Middle Panel
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