Leo Amundson, 1941.
Photograph found on ussarizona.org

NAME
Leo DeVere Amundson
NICKNAME
Swede
MCSN
309872
HOME OF RECORD
408 Cameron Avenue, La Crosse, WI
NEXT OF KIN
Father, Mr. Alvin Amundson
DATE OF BIRTH
June 30, 1923
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
July 16, 1941
DATE OF LOSS
December 7, 1941
REGION
Pacific
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Pearl Harbor
CASUALTY TYPE
KIA
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Arizona
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
Private Amundson was last seen in the Marine compartment aboard the USS Arizona, shortly before the ship exploded and sank at Pearl Harbor.
He was declared killed in action on this date.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Private
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
Believed to rest aboard USS Arizona.
MEMORIALS
USS Arizona Memorial
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

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