PRIVATE LAWRENCE JOSEPH LEBEAU; U.S. ARMY

February 19, 1926 (Norwalk, CT) – April 11, 1945; 19 years old; unmarried
Last local address: 6 Raymond Street, South Norwalk
Enlisted August 4, 1944
Service number: 31412721
8TH ARMORED DIVISION, 18TH TANK BATTALION

Awarded the Purple Heart Medal

Norwalk High School Class of ’43

Norwalk High School football team 1943; standing, 3rd from right, #40

From The Norwalk Hour April 23, 1945

Private Lawrence Le Beau, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mestai Le Beau, 6 Raymond Street, who was killed in action in Germany on April 11. He was with the Ninth Army. He entered the service in October 1944. He went overseas January 15 of this year. He was a graduate of Norwalk High School Class of 1945, and played right guard with the High School team. He graduated from St. Joseph’s Parochial School and Benjamin Franklin Junior High School. Besides his parents, he is survived by one brother, Robert Le Beau. Private Le Beau worked part time at Veterans Market, South Main Street.

Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands; Plot K, Row 11, Grave 15.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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