Who is Lee Iten

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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.

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Photo courtesy of Steven Money - Sons of the American Legion

 

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