Virginia Heroes

Lawrence Henry Chandler, Jr.

Second Lieutenant, Army

Born: March 23, 1923
Hometown: Newport News, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: August 13, 1945
Died In: sea off Tateyama Seaplane Base, Japan

Second Lieutenant Chandler served with the 4th Emergency Rescue Squadron, 20th Air Force.

He was a 1942 graduate of Newport News High School and was employed by the Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company.

He is buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, North Carolina.

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