William Hobart Leach was born 2 May 1897, Speedwell, Tennessee to George and Mary Leach. He trained at Camp Jackson, SC. He died of lobar pneumonia on 5 October 1918 at sea at the age of 21 and is listed on the Tablets of the Missing at Suresnes American Cemetery, France.


  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 2 May 1897
  • Date of death: 5 October 1918
  • County: Claiborne
  • Hometown: Speedwell
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company E, 5th Corps Artillery Park
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Suresnes American Cemetery, Suresnes, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar II, Middle Panel
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