Born: August 12, 1924
Killed in Action: April 13, 1945 while serving in Frankfurt, Germany.
Rank: Private First Class
46th Field Artillery Battalion, 5th Infantry Division, Third Army
Pfc. Leatherwood volunteered for service on March 6, 1943 and went overseas on October 5, 1943. He was awarded the Purple Heart and the Silver Star.
At the time of his death, Pfc. Leatherwood was survived by his parents, Mr. H.C. Leatherwood, Sr. and Mrs. Ruth Robertson, and a brother, Robert H. Leatherwood.
Interment: Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Limburg, Netherlands