Virginia Heroes

Garland E. Cooper

Private First Class, Army

Born: October 29, 1920
Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Casualty Date: September 28, 1944
Died In: Holland
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation

served with 3rd Platoon, Company I, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division; he and three of his brothers served in WWII – was the only one killed in action; buried in Maury Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia

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