Leonard Roy Henlin

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 23102

Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #42-3436. Killed in Action (KIA).
Buried at Margraten American Cemetery The Netherlands Plot B Row 21 Grave 26
He is supposed to being killed in mid air on his gun position (waist left) by enemy action (Crawford in MACR 1034).
Born on April 13th 1911, from Smithfield in Providence County, Rhode Island, where he also enlisted on September 4 1942. With his 32 years Henlin was the senior of this crew.
Prior to entering the service he worked as a spinner at the Esmond Mills, and played base ball with the Greenville Townies. Mr Henlin received his training at Army Air Bases in Nebraska, Washington and Long Beach, California.

More see http://home.kpn.nl/slang075/breeden-henlin.html

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  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 364th Bomb Squadron

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Event Location Date Description

Born

Esmond, Rhode Island, USA 1911-04-13

Died

1943-10-14

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Killed in Action (KIA)

Eygelshoven Netherlands 1943-10-14

Revisions

Date15 Nov 2021 20:30:28
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Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date7 Jan 2020 12:05:47
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Date16 Aug 2016 12:34:25
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Wim Slangen / Mrs Shirley Henlin

Date16 Aug 2016 12:31:10
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Wim Slangen

Date29 Mar 2016 23:04:57
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American Battle Monuments Commission website

Date29 Mar 2016 21:58:21
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US Cemetery Margraten

Date29 Mar 2016 21:56:10
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National Archives & Records Administration

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US Military Cemetery

Date27 Sep 2014 18:18:39
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1034 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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