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Leonard Dean Chesmore


Leonard Dean Chesmore “Lenny”, d. 1943

Served in World War II

Aviation Radioman Second Class  US Navy

United State Naval Reserves

Died December 24, 1943                

Shot down over the Pacific off Tarawa,  body not recovered

Memorialized at the Honolulu Memorial, Hawaii

Memorial Stone in Family Lot at Lake Grove Cemetery, Holliston, Ma

Holliston Leonard D. Chesmore VFW Post 8507 chartered in 1946 named after Leonard D. Chesmore



World War II Victory Metal

Air Medal

Purple Heart

Born: Dec 10, 1920 in Holliston, son of George and Edith (Heath) Chesmore 

Graduate: of Holliston High School, Class of 1938; member of H.S. Basketball Team

Residence: Franklin Street

Veteran's Square: Central Street & Franklin Street