Fribourg, Leonard Earl

Date of birth:
December 31st, 1921 (Colorado, United States)
Date of death:
August 14th, 1993 (Newport Beach, California, United States)
Buried on:
El Toro Memorial Park
Plot: 34. Row: 23. Grave: 3.
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Marine Corps.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 21st, 1945
Awarded for:
Operation Iceberg
Action:
Wounded by a bullet grazing his skull, leaving him unconscious, on the Ryuku Islands.
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 10th, 1945
Action:
He was caught in a field explosion, was wounded by shrapnel, and sustained a concussion.
Purple Heart
Legion of Merit - US Military
Period:
Vietnam War (1955-1975)
Details:
With Combat "V" device
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
3 service stars
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
National Defense Service Medal (NDSM)

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