Virginia Heroes

Francis Colton Hammond

Hospital Corpsman, Navy

Hometown: Alexandria
Casualty Date: March 27, 1953
Died In: Korea
Awards: Medal of Honor

Served in the Korean War. Although wounded himself, he stayed to evacuate wounded marines under North Korean shellfire on March 27, 1953. While performing this duty, he was killed in action and was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

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