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PFC Leonard I. Langager - Fallen

Mayville, ND
County: Traill
World War II - Fallen
Date of Loss: April 13, 1945
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 333rd Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division, 1st Battalion, C Company

US Army Infantry

Killed in action by a sniper the last day of the war in the Netherlands.


Name included in the Traill County section of the "All Veterans Memorial" on State Capitol Grounds Bismarck North Dakota. 

From register of WWII and Korea Veterans Book:

LANGAGER, LEONARD 1, SN 37 588 060; born
Blanchard, NDak 31 Jan 14; resident Traill County,
NDak; entered AUS Ft Snelling, Minn 22 Feb 44;
served European African Middle Eastern Theater;
K1A 13 Apr 45 Nuremberg, Germany; PFC; buried in
Plot D, Row 15, Grave 16, Netherlands, Holland.
Buried at Netherlands American Cemetery.
From Fields of Honor Website:

LANGAGER, Leonard Irwin

Servicenumber: 37588060



langager leonard i 01

LANGAGER Leonard I MAR D 15 16 02


Age: 31
Born: 21 January 1914, Hickson, North Dakota
Hometown: Mayville, Traill County, North Dakota
Family: John J. Langager (father)
Nellie (Anderson) Langager (mother)
Gunda L. Langager (sister)
Reuben M. Langager (brother)
Myrtle Langager (sister)
Maxine I. (Jondahl) Lanager (wife)
Rank: Private First Class
Function: Not available
Regiment: 333rd Infantry Regiment
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Division – Transport: 84th Infantry Division
Company – Squadron: C Company
Unit – Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 13 April 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Hannover, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot D, Row 15, Grave 16
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Margraten
Biography: -
Other information:

Pfc Leonard I. Langager enlisted in Fort Sneling, Minnesota on 22 February 1944.