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Monefeldt Leonard H.

Name:
Leonard H.  Monefeldt
Rank:
Captain
Serial Number:
O-681460
Unit:
2nd Air Division Scouting Force
Date of Death:
1945-03-24
State:
Wisconsin
Cemetery:
Cambridge American Cemetery,
Plot:
D
Row:
7
Grave:
1
Decoration:
Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal
Comments:

Capt. Monefeldt was from Racine, WI. He was killed when returning from a mission to Nordhorn, Germany. At the time he was flying P-51D 44- 14441 WR-S “Ellen II”, assigned to Lt. Glen D Lindley, when he suffered engine failure on approach to Steeple Morden. He hit a tree just 2 miles short of the runway and was fatally injured in the ensuing crash.