Virginia Heroes

Benjamin Douglas Anderson

Private First Class, Army

Born: May 4, 1926
Hometown: Albemarle County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: April 10, 1945
Died In: Germany

Private First Class Anderson graduated from Scottsville High School and received his military training at Ft Meade, Maryland.

On April 10, 1945, he was struck in the chest by a sniper’s bullet and died a few minutes later near the Harz Mountains in Germany.

He is buried in Scottsville Cemetery, Scottsville, Virginia.

Before the war, he was employed as a timekeeper for the U. S. Rubber Company.

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