Virginia Heroes

Bert Cole

Private First Class, Army

Born: June 16, 1917
Hometown: Buchanan County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: October 21, 1944
Died In: France
Awards: Purple Heart

Private First Class Cole served with the 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division.

Before the war, he was employed by Crystal Black Coal Company.

He is buried in Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, France.

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