Virginia Heroes

Robert Benson Baird

Private, Army

Born: December 6, 1920
Hometown: Prince George County, VA
Entered: September 15, 1942
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: July 27, 1944
Died In: St. Lo, France
Awards: Purple Heart

Private Baird served with the 2nd Division and was wounded during the invasion of Normandy, June 1944 but returned to duty in July 1944.

Before the war, he was employed by DuPont. He is buried in a family cemetery plot in Prince George, Virginia.

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