Virginia Heroes

Ray Denver Ford

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: March 3, 1918
Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: November 29, 1943
Died In: over Bremen, Germany
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, Air Medal

Staff Sergeant Ford served¬† with the 360th Bomber Squadron, 303rd Bomber Group, Heavy, as a ball turret gunner on B-17 #42-29498 “Dark Horse.”

He is buried in the Ardennes American Cemetery, Belgium.

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