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First Lieutenant Turney W. Leonard, USA (November 4-6, 1944)

USATurney White Leonard was born in Dallas, Texas on June 18, 1921. He was a member of the class of 1942 at Texas A&M University and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army via ROTC. Leonard was assigned to the Armor Branch.

He entered combat in Normandy in July 1944 with the 893rd Tank Destroyer Battalion. The 893rd was equipped with the M10 Gun Motor Carriage.

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