Hansen, Leslie H., Cpl

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
597-Antiaircraft Artillery Machine Gun Crewman, SP
Last MOS Group
Air Defense Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1944, 82nd Airborne Division/HHC
Service Years
1942 - 1944


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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Sep 28, 1944
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Netherlands, Netherlands
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Netherlands Orange Lanyard Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961 French Fourragere

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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Basic Parachutist (2 Combat Jumps)
AA Artillery
Machine Gun

 Unit Assignments
82nd Division Artillery/80th Airborne Anti-Aircraft Battalion82nd Airborne Division
  1942-1944, 82nd Division Artillery/80th Airborne Anti-Aircraft Battalion
  1942-1944, 82nd Airborne Division/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Combat Operations in the ETO
  Sep 28, 2015, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Cpl. Les Hansen served with E Battery, 80th Airbourne Anti AIrcraft Battalion, 82nd Airborne.

He had enlisted at Camp Grant, Illinois on 24 Mrch 1942.

He was killed during Operation Market Garden in combat with a German tank.

He was interred in Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands, Plot P, Row 1, Grave 8
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