Virginia Heroes

George Bernard Harris, Jr.

Sergeant, Army

Born: January 1, 1911
Hometown: Roanoke City, VA
Entered: July 9, 1943
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: July 31, 1944
Awards: Purple Heart

Sergeant Harris served with the 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. He is buried in Brittany American Cemetery, Normandy, France. Before the war, he was employed as a painter.

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