Leon L. Cornwell

Date of Birth: 07/18/1945
Neighborhood: North Philadelphia
High School:
Street: W. Dauphin Street
Branch of Service: Marine Corps
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 05/08/1967
Province of Casualty: Quang Tri
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 7
Panel Row: 4

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Cornwell, a private first class joined the Marine Corps in August, 1966 and was assigned to Company D of the 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Marine Division in Vietnam in April 1967. The 21-year-old rifleman died in Quang Tri Province three weeks later, on May 8, 1967.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial