Leonard G. Van Dusen

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NAME:
Leonard George Van Dusen
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
989554
HOME OF RECORD:
San Jose, CA
NEXT OF KIN:
Wife, Mrs. Elaine Van Dusen
DATE OF BIRTH:
7/30/1918
SERVICE DATES:
6/10/1944 – 11/30/1945
DATE OF DEATH:
11/24/1949
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Iwo Jima B/1/24 610 Private WIA
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Corporal

Biography coming soon.

Leonard Van Dusen was killed by Iwo Jima, just as much as any Marine who died on the island. He left behind his wife and two young children. Notice appeared in the Oakland Tribune, 25 November 1949.

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