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Smith, Leonard Ferdnay

Rank and Name, Metalsmith First Class Leonard Ferdnay Smith.

Unit/Placed in, USS Oklahoma (BB-37) Battleship, United States Navy.


Leonard is born approx. on 1912 in Pennsylvania.

Father, Floyd F. Smith.

Mother, Emily H. (Gage) Smith.

Brother(s), Earl Thomas Smith.

Spouse, Doris G. Smith.


Leonard enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 2384168.


Leonard was KIA in the attack by the Japanese forces, the Oklahoma suffered multiple torpedo hits, causing it to capsize on 7 Dec. 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Leonard is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

Leonard is also mentioned at USS Oklahoma Memorial, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu County, Hawaii, VS.


Thanks to, https://www.okhistory.org/kids/ussok8.php


Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org


Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

Accounted for on 16 April 2020 His remains have been recovered and identified.


When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the US Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.

USS Oklahoma (BB-37) Battleship
USS Oklahoma Pearl Harbor
Memorial Honolulu
Leonard Ferdnay Smith
His rank Metalsmith First Class
Pearl Map