Virginia Heroes

Robert Rollo Richmond

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: November 5, 1925
Hometown: Goochland County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: February 21, 1945
Died In: Novi Sad, Yugoslavia
Awards: Purple Heart, Air Medal

Staff Sergeant Richmond served with the 825th Bombardment Squadron, 484th Bombardment Group, 15th Air Force as a gunner on a B-24 Liberator. He participated in bombing attacks on Germany, Austria, Hungry, France and Northern Italy. While on a bombing raid on Vienna, he was severely wounded by flay before he bailed out over Yugoslavia.

His name is etched on the Tablets of the Missing, Florence American Cemetery, Italy.

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