Carlos Leija

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Weslaco, TX

HONORED BY
Danny Jones

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED AS A PRIVATE 1ST CLASS WITH COMPANY A, 276TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, 70TH INFANTRY DIVISION DURING 1945 NEAR FORBACH, FRANCE. AWARDED THE SILVER STAR MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION, AND THE BRONZE STAR MEDAL.