Virginia Heroes

Swanson Lee Bobbitt

Private First Class, Army

Born: July 23, 1932
Hometown: Grayson County
Served In: Korea
Casualty Date: January 30, 1951
Died In: near Sobuk, Republic of Korea
Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Korean Service Medal Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation

Private First Class Bobbitt served with G Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regimental Combat Team. He was wounded in action on September 24, 1950 and returned to duty on September 27th.

He is buried in Stevens Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fries, Virginia.

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