United States World War II Veteran
France's Legion of Honor Recipient
Leach was awarded the Legion of Honor before his death. On Sept. 1 in Warner Robins, Ga., the Consul General of France in Atlanta, Pascal le Deunff, will preside over a ceremony recognizing the induction of Leach and three other American World War II veterans from the Southeast into the Legion of Honor.
“I think he would be humbled by this honor,” Marion Leach, his widow, said." Read full story in The Island Packet