Virginia Heroes

Walter Elgie Emerson

Private First Class, Army

Hometown: Roanoke City, VA

Before the war, Walter attended high school for one year and then worked for Roanoke Bridge and Iron Company as a metal worker.  He enlisted in October 1942 in Richmond, Virginia.

Private First Class Emerson was killed in action in France, he is buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Vinton, Virginia.

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