Leon Harold Sapanas
Born 18 January 1927

Leon Sapanas was killed on board the U.S.S. Curtiss (AV-4) due to enemy action. His remains were transferred to the U.S.S. Gosper APA-170 for burial. He is buried at Rocky Hill Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee.

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Nick Letharis Sapanas, Rt 14, Knoxville

Was listed as MIA. Body recovered July 9, 1945.

  • Rank: Seaman First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 18 January 1927
  • Date of death: 21 June 1945
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Curtiss (AV-4)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Rocky Hill Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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