Virginia Heroes

Leonard Harrison Snead, Jr.

Private First Class, Army

Born: August 12, 1945
Hometown: Washington County, VA
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: January 11, 1968
Died In: South Vietnam
Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal

PFC Snead served with B Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division. He died from wounds received while on a combat operation on Tay Ninh Province when he was hit by fragments from a hostile mine. He is buried at Knollkreg Memorial Park in Abingdon.

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