Smith, Leonard, ENS

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1941-1942, 131X, USS Yorktown (CV-5)
Service Years
1940 - 1942
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Jun 04, 1942
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
Location of Interment
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Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  2014, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar
Naval Aviator Wings

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLAdvanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.Direct Commission Officer School VT-3 Red Knights
USS Yorktown (CV-5)
  1940-1941, 139X, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1941-1941, 131X, Advanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.
  1941-1941, 139X, Direct Commission Officer School
  1941-1942, 131X, VT-3 Red Knights
  1941-1942, 131X, USS Yorktown (CV-5)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of the Coral Sea
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
I know that he was in the battle of Midway. He was in VT-3. he was a torpedo bomber pilot. He was stationed on the USS Yorktown. He was listed MIA(presumed dead) 6-24-1942. We estimated him to be 23 to 24 yrs old. from records I have found, he fibbed about his age to get into the military. He started his training at Pennsacola, Fl. his hometown was Onterio, Ca. I am looking for anyone who might have memories or past family members who were there also. Looking for any info anyone can give.
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