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Biography of Leland Elba Wickliffe

Ferris, Texas

Leland Wickliffe was a seaman recruit in the United States Navy. He joined the Navy on February 15, 1944, and trained at Farragut, Idaho. He was missing in action on October 30, 1944 during a battle in the Pacific at Leyte. 

He was the son of Mr. Henry and Mrs. Dollie Eleanore Wickliffe of Ferris. He was born in 1925. A cenotaph monument stands in Ferris Cemetery in his honor. He is listed on the Waxahachie Daily Light Honor Roll and the Ellis County Veterans Memorial. 


The picture and bio information are courtesy of Perry Giles, Giles Monument Company, Waxahachie, Texas.


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