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Leckrone Phillip Howard

Name:
Phillip Howard Leckrone
Rank:
Petty Officer
Serial Number:
84653
Unit:
71st Eagle Squadron
Date of Death:
1941-01-05
State:
Illinois
Cemetery:
KIRTON-IN-LINDSEY CEMETERY, Lincolnshire, UK
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Son of William and Lottie Leckrone, of Salem, Illinois, U.S.A.; husband of Naomi J. Leckrone, of Salem. He was married to Naomi J. Leckrone. He was an experienced pilot, owning his own aircraft. Leckrone travelled to Britain in 1940 and enlisted in the Royal Air Force. Leckrone was the Squadron's first fatality.