Virginia Heroes

Edward Wiley Hawkins

Private, Army

Born: April 30, 1917
Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Casualty Date: January 26, 1944
Died In: Anzio, Italy

Private Hawkins served with the 83rd Chemical Battalion. He died in the sinking of LST 422 off Anzio Beach, Italy.

Before the war, he was employed by the Southern Biscuit Company as a truck driver.

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