Virginia Heroes

John Henry Binnix, Jr.

Private First Class, Army

Born: September 3, 1923
Hometown: Henrico County , VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: April 11, 1945
Died In: Witten, Germany
Awards: Purple Heart

Private First Class Binnix served with Company E, 290th Infantry Regiment, 75th Infantry Division. He was on guard duty  when German paratroopers killed him in an ambush.

He is buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands.

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