Virginia Heroes

Lacy Lee Dickerson, Jr.

Seaman, First Class, Navy

Born: July 30, 1919
Hometown: Appomattox, VA
Entered: January 21, 1937
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: February 4, 1942

Served aboard the USS Houston CA-30. He was killed during the Battle of Makassar Strait (also known as Battle of Bali Sea) when the USS Houston took a direct hit from Japanese air raids. Buried in Liberty Baptist Cemetery in Appomattox, VA.

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