LEONARD L. LYONS, JR., LCDR, USNR
Leonard Lyons, Jr. '21
Date of birth: July 8, 1898
Date of death: January 9, 1945
From the 1921 Lucky Bag:
Leonard was lost on January 9, 1945, when the "Hell Ship" he was aboard, Enoura Maru, was bombed in Takao harbor, Formosa.
Unable to find what billet he was in prior to the fall of Corregidor, but he was listed as a member of the 16th Naval District.
Leonard is buried in Alabama.
Prisoner of War Medal
From Hall of Valor:
Lieutenant Commander Leonard L. Lyons (NSN: 0-56749), United States Navy, was captured by the Japanese after the fall of Corregidor, Philippine Islands, on 6 May 1942, and was held as a Prisoner of War until his death while still in captivity.
General Orders: NARA Database: Records of World War II Prisoners of War, created, 1942 - 1947
Rank: Lieutenant Commander