SOLDIER’S PROFILE
Biesenthal,
Leaster A

April 1, 1920 —

Branch of Service: Army

Unit: 350th Infantry Regiment

Theater of Operation: European

Birthplace: Wheaton, KS

Killed in Action: No

Prisoner of War: Unknown

Gender: Male

SERVICE YEARS: June 14, 1944 — April 20, 1946

Military Honors: Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Ribbon Eamet Ribbon, and the American Theater Ribbon

Private First Class Lester Biesenthal was an Automatic Rifleman. Most of his service time was spent in the Northern Apennines mountain region of the Po Valley, Italy. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Ribbon Eamet Ribbon, and the American Theater Ribbon.

Submission Honored By: Daughters: Joyce, Karen, Leslie, Marla, and his 8 grandchildren