Virginia Heroes

Edward Reeves Prillaman

Private, Army

Born: September 6, 1924
Hometown: Roanoke City, VA
Entered: March 18, 1943
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 12, 1945
Awards: Purple Heart

Private Prillaman served with the 1896th Engineer Battalion, Aviation. He was killed when his convoy was bombed by Japanese aircraft. His name is inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery. Before the war, he was employed by the Boyle-Swecker Tire Company.

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