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West Virginia Veterans Database Record Detail
Item Details: Record Id: 2074
War: WWI
Name: Okey Leeson
Sex: M
County: Doddridge
Community: Oxford
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: Bugler
Service Number: 1835408
Date of Death: 1918/10/19
Place of Death: France
Cause of Death: KIA
Place of Burial: South Fork Cemetery, Doddridge Co.
Unit: Btry.D- 314th Fld Art
Date of Birth: 1894/06/30
Place of Birth: Oxford, WV or Berea WV


Stonewall Jackson Leeson
Mother: Alice Haught Leeson
Date of Marriage:
Place of Marriage:


Date Added to Memorial:  Original
Source: WV Vet Mem Application; Doddridge County Marriages (for parents); WV Adjutant General burial card and service card; WWI casualty list; Doddridge Republican - death notice - 1918/12/05; West Union Herald - photo - 1919/1/9; DD214; West Union Record 1921/09/22
Notes: reburied September 1921

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