Virginia Heroes

John Henry Deel, Jr.

Ship's Cook, Second Class, Navy

Born: October 10, 1923
Hometown: Buchanan, VA
Entered: May 29, 1943
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: August 15, 1944
Died In: the invasion of Southern France

Served aboard USS LST-282. He is buried in Deel Cemetery, Murphy, Virginia.

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