Virginia Heroes

Jim F. Hoy

Staff Sergeant, Army

Hometown: Montgomery County
Entered: August 7, 1941
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 11, 1944
Died In: Europe
Awards: Purple Heart, Air Medal

Staff Sergeant Hoy served with the 358th Bomber Squadron, 303rd Bomber Group, Heavy, as a Left Waist Gunner. On a bombing raid to Oschersleben, Germany, his plane was shot down by enemy fighters.

He is buried in Ardennes American Cemetery, Belgium.

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