Veterans' Memorial Project

Leland Carl Hendershot

Newman, IL

World War II

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: Attended 1940

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 06/13/1920

Date of Death: 11/13/1943

Lt. Hendershot served with the 306th Bomb Group, 368th Bomb Squadron. He was killed in action over Haseley, England. He is buried at Newman Cemetery, Newman, Illinois.

– submitted by James Opolony, military researcher

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