Virginia Heroes

Robert Benton Hummel

Captain, Army

Hometown: Montgomery County
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: October 30, 1944
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart

Graduated from Virginia Tech in 1937 with a degree in General Science. He worked in Raleigh, NC as a statistician. During the War, he was a pilot on B-25H #43-4968 with the 82nd Bomber Squadron, 12th Bomber Group, Medium. Crew of 6 took off from Feni, India on a bombing mission over the Nu River By-Pass in China.

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