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Leonard Cornelius Sweat

Male 1921 - 1945  (23 years)


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  • Name Leonard Cornelius Sweat  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 31 Jul 1921  Waycross, Ware, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Neal 
    Residence 1930  Ware, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Militia District 1231 
    Military 5 Nov 1940  Fort Screven, Chatham, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Residence 5 Nov 1940  Ware, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Death 24 May 1945  Okinawa, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 24 May 1945  Hawaii, Hawaii, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Burial 8 Mar 1949  Kettle Creek Cemetery, Waycross, Ware, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Unknown-Begin 8 Mar 1949  Hawaii, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 8 Mar 1949  National Memorial Cemetery of The Pacific, 2177 Puowaina Drive, Honolulu, HI 96813, Section E Site 39 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Person ID I7864  tng Genealogy

    Father James Charlie Sweat, Sr,   b. 26 Jan 1875, Ware, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1940, Ware, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Melissa Etta Robinson,   b. 27 Aug 1882, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1958, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 23 Dec 1897  Ware, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F2800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to hide
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jul 1921 - Waycross, Ware, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Militia District 1231 - 1930 - Ware, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 5 Nov 1940 - Fort Screven, Chatham, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Nov 1940 - Ware, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 May 1945 - Hawaii, Hawaii, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 8 Mar 1949 - Kettle Creek Cemetery, Waycross, Ware, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsUnknown-Begin - 8 Mar 1949 - Hawaii, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Leonard Cornelius Sweat gravestone
    Leonard Cornelius Sweat gravestone
    Kettle Creek Cemetery/Leonard Cornelius Sweat gravestone.jpg
    Kettle Creek Cemetery/Leonard Cornelius Sweat gravestone.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S302] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005;).
      Online publication - NARA. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005.Original data - Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the NARA, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.
      U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
      about Leonard C Sweat
      Name: Leonard C Sweat
      Birth Year: 1921
      Race: White, citizen
      Nativity State or Country: Georgia
      State: Georgia
      County or City: Ware

      Enlistment Date: 5 Nov 1940
      Enlistment State: Georgia
      Enlistment City: Fort Screven
      Branch: Infantry
      Branch Code: Infantry
      Grade: Private
      Grade Code: Private
      Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
      Source: Civil Life

      Education: Grammar school
      Civil Occupation: Automobile Serviceman
      Marital Status: Single, without dependents
      Height: 69
      Weight: 160

    2. [S331] World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas, NARA, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2000;).
      Online publication - NARA. World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2000.Original data - NARA. Register, World War II Dead Interred in American Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil and World War II and Korea Missing or Lost or Buried at Sea. Washington, D.C.: NARA.

    3. [S298] U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca. 1800-2006, National Cemetery Administration, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006;).
      Online publication - National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca.1800-2006 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.Original data - National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite Locator..

    4. [S534] Honolulu, Hawaii, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl), 1941-2011, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      Punchbowl National Cemetery; Section E
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=natcempunchbowl&h=5183&indiv=try
      [ View gravestone photograph]

    5. [S337] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Militia District 1231, Ware, Georgia; Roll 391; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 17; Image: 490.0.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=21765952&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    6. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/18320188
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18320188.

    7. [S142] Gravestone.
      [ View gravestone photograph]

    8. [S298] U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca. 1800-2006, National Cemetery Administration, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006;).
      Online publication - National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca.1800-2006 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.Original data - National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite Locator..
      World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas
      about Leonard C Sweat
      Name: Leonard C Sweat
      Inducted From: Georgia
      Rank: Staff Sergeant
      Combat Organization: 307th Infantry 77th Division
      Death Date: May 24 1945
      Monument: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
      Last Known Status: Buried
      U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal
      Bronze Star Medal
      Additional Army Awards

      U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca.1800-2006
      about Leonard Cornelius Sweat
      Name: Leonard Cornelius Sweat
      Service Info.: S/SGT US ARMY WORLD WAR II
      Birth Date: 31 Jul 1921
      Death Date: 24 May 1945
      Interment Date: 8 Mar 1949
      Cemetery: National Memorial Cemetery of The Pacific
      Cemetery Address: 2177 Puowaina Drive Honolulu, HI 96813
      Buried At: Section E Site 39

    9. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/32131030
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32131030.

    10. [S529] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978, Ancesrty.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013;).
      Record for J C Sweat
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=4766&h=433513&indiv=try
      [ View marriage certificate]