Leland Dale Faktor, 17003211, Corporal
Engineer-Gunner Crew 3

Completed High School and enlisted in the service at Fort Des Moines, Iowa on August 9, 1940.  Completed Airplane Mechanic's School at Chanute Field, Illinois in April 1941.  Assigned to 95th Bomb Squadron, 17th Bomb Group at McChord Field, Washington.  Was killed at Sui-chang, Chekiang Province, China on bail-out from plane after Tokyo Raid.  Interred at Wan Tsuen, China.  Decorations include the Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart and Chinese Breast Order of Yung Hui awarded posthumously.

Born May 17, 1921, Plymouth, Iowa
Killed in action, April 18, 1942
Sui-Chang Province, China
Killed during bailout after the Tokyo Raid

Bohemian Cemetery
23401 Thrush Avenue
Plymouth, IA

Block 2 Lot 7
Interment April 27, 1949
Enter cemetery, drive straight to the rear, make left, immediately on the left

Originally interred in Wan Tseun, China
Faktor Hall, Chanute Air Force Base, IL dedicated on May 20, 1978

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