Virginia Heroes

Rufus Gordon Bobbitt

Sergeant, Army

Born: May 19, 1919
Hometown: Carroll County, VA
Entered: April 2, 1942
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: March 22, 1945
Died In: Biak Island, West Papua, New Guinea
Awards: Purple Heart

Sergeant Bobbitt served with the 1562nd Army Air Force Base Unit.

He is buried in the Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines and has a marker in the Hawks Family Cemetery, Carroll County, Virginia.

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