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A. P. Herron

Private First Class, Army

Born: September 25, 1923
Hometown: Wise County, VA
Entered: September 30, 1943
Casualty Date: January 18, 1945
Died In: Bastogne, Belgium
Awards: Purple Heart

Private First Class Herron served with Company E, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), 101st Airborne Division.

Before the war, A P was employed by Stonega Coal and Coke Company, Wise, Virginia.  He had two brothers, Garnet and Vernon who also served in WWII.

He is buried in Glencoe Cemetery, Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

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