Virginia Heroes

John Howard Abernathy

First Lieutenant, Army

Born: October 15, 1914
Hometown: Pittsylvania County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: November 28, 1942

First Lieutenant Abernathy served with the Coastal Artillery Corps.

Before the war, he graduated from from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1935 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

He is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.

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