Virginia Heroes

Victor Lee Ellinger

1st Lieutenant, Army

Hometown: Staunton, VA
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: November 24, 1970
Died In: 8 kilometers north of Xuan Loc, South Vietnam
Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal

1LT Ellinger served in C Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Vietnam. He was killed about 8 kilometers north of Xuan Loc while on a military mission that encountered hostile forces. He graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Staunton; and in 1968, graduated from the University of Richmond, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity.

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