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Leroy Hall Jr



Units served with

  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. It trained in New England and...

  • 64th Fighter Squadron

    64th Fighter Squadron

    Formed as a P-40 Warhawk pursuit squadron in January 1941 as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. Trained in New England and provided air defense of the northeast after the Japanese...

Associated Place

  • Alto

    Military site : airfield

  • Grosetto

    Military site : airfield


Event Location Date
Born North Carolina, USA 15 August 1922
Based Grosetto 1944
Died Memphis, TN, USA 18 October 1992

LEROY HALL JR., 70, of Memphis, formerly of Hillsborough, N.C., retired air traffic controller, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital East. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Memphis Funeral Home Poplar Chapel with burial in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. He served as a captain in the 57th Fighter Pilot Group and 64th Squadron during World War II, and attended the University of North Carolina. Mr. Hall, the husband of Stephanie Jackson Hall, also leaves four daughters, Christi ne Allen, Dotty Hicks, Stephanie J. Shapiro and Grace E. Speer, all of Memphis; a son, Leroy Hall III of New Orleans; three sisters, Dot Holloway, Mary Ellen Copeland and Betsy Ann Tilley, and a brother, David Hall, all of Hillsborough, and seven grandch ildren. The family requests any memorials be sent to the Boy Scouts of America. (Published in The Commercial Appeal 10/20/1992)

Buried Memphis, TN, USA 21 October 1992

West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section FF, Site 16469


Date Contributor Update
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