John Lawrence Beebe
Hometown: Accomack County
Entered: July 6, 1944
Casualty Date: March 16, 1945
Died In: Dolenbach, France
Awards: Purple Heart, Silver Star
Private Beebe served with Company I, 396th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division.
Before the war, he worked for H C Watson Corporation in Onley, Virginia. He was wounded by a mine March 12, 1945 and died four days later; he was awarded a Silver Star Citation for his action.
Private Beebe left behind a wife and a 2 1/2 year old daughter. He is buried in Downing’s Cemetery, Oak Hall, Accomack County, Virginia.