Virginia Heroes

Donald Sherwood Batten

Lieutenant, Army

Born: August 17, 1921
Hometown: Charlottesville, VA
Entered: February 2, 1942
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: October 3, 1943
Died In: near Naples, Italy
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart

He served with the 525th Bombardment Squadron, 86th Fighter Bomb Group. Graduated from Lane High School. He was the brother of George Rexford Batten. He is buried in Monticello Memorial Park.

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