Virginia Heroes

Albert Harvey Poff

Private First Class, Army

Born: July 10, 1919
Hometown: Bent Mountain
Entered: September 17, 1941
Discharged: July 11, 1945
Served In: World War II
Awards: American Campaign Medal, American Defense Medal, Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Good Conduct Medal

PFC Poff served in the Army Infantry during World War II and enlisted in Quantico, VA. He entered into the service in Roanoke, VA on 9/17/1941. Enlistment for Panama Canal Dept. Battles and Campaigns: New Guinea. He was involved in three campaigns in the Pacific Theater. PFC Poff passed away on May 31, 1966 in Bent Mountain, VA.

He also earned the Expert Badge with Bayonet Bar, Marksman Badge with Rifle Bar and the Honorable Service Lapel Button WWII

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