Virginia Heroes

Lester Wallace Boerner

Private, Army

Born: October 24, 1921
Hometown: Covington
Served In: Korea, World War II
Casualty Date: July 31, 1950
Died In: Nam River area, Republic of Korea
Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman Badge, Korean Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, United Nations Korean Service Medal Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal

Private Boerner served with HQ Company, 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regimental Combat Team.

He is buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Covington, Virginia.

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