Born: Leroy “Lee” Iten – November 22, 1896 – Highland Illinois
The 147th Infantry
The 37th “Buckeye” Division American Expeditionary Force, World War I
Killed in Action: October 8, 1918 – France
Lee was the only soldier from Highland, IL that was killed in World War 1
American Legion Post 439 is named in his honor.
Lee was buried in Highland City Cemetery on 26 June 1921.
Photo courtesy of Steven Money - Sons of the American Legion