Virginia Heroes

Robert Ewing Easterling

First Lieutenant, Army

Born: November 15, 1918
Hometown: Wise County, VA
Entered: November 7, 1941
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: August 31, 1943
Died In: South Pacific

1LT Easterling served with the 394th Bomb Squadron. Before the war, he attended Wise County High School and Milligan College in Tennessee, where he majored in Chemistry and was the captain of the football team. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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