Virginia Heroes

Walter Norris Ammons

Specialist 4, Army

Born: May 15, 1947
Hometown: Chesterfield, VA
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: February 14, 1966
Died In: Hau Nghia Province, South Vietnam
Awards: Purple Heart

SP4 Ammons served with Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Mechanized Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division. He received multiple fragment wounds of the entire body when an anti-personnel mine was detonated while on a combat mission. He enlisted in the Army in September of 1964. He attended Thomas Dale High School in Chester, Virginia.

He is buried in Sunset Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Chester, Virginia.

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