Virginia Heroes

Sylvester Garris Flowers

Private First Class, Army

Born: January 13, 1915
Hometown: Dinwiddie, VA
Entered: March 24, 1944
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 21, 1945
Died In: St Vith, Belgium
Awards: Purple Heart

Served with Company A, 48th Armored Infantry Battalion, 7th Armored Division. He was wounded in action December 1944 and sent back into battle in January 1945 where he was killed in Battle of the Bulge. He is buried at City National Cemetery, Hopewell, Virginia.

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