Virginia Heroes

Robert Powell Spillan

Pharmacist's Mate, Third Class, Navy

Born: November 25, 1923
Hometown: Roanoke City, VA
Casualty Date: March 16, 1945
Died In: Iwo Jima

Robert enlisted in the Navy and was assigned as a medic to the Marine Corps. He was killed by a Japanese sniper on Iwo Jima while helping wounded Marines on the battlefield.

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