Virginia Heroes

William Henry Fox

Fire Controlman, Navy

Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Served In: World War II
Missing In Action Date: September 11, 1943
Casualty Date: September 12, 1944
Died In: Tyrrhenian Sea
Awards: Purple Heart

Fire Controlman First Class Fox was listed as missing in action while serving aboard the USS Rowan DD-405 when it was sunk by a German E-boat in the Tyrrhenian Sea on September 11, 1943. He was declared dead one year later.

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