Virginia Heroes

Arthur Milton Hughes

Corporal, Marine Corps

Born: October 30, 1920
Hometown: Hopewell, Virginia
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: July 9, 1944
Died In: Saipan, Northern Mariana Island

Corporal Hughes served with Company G, 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division. He was killed in the Battle of Saipan on July 9, 1944.

He was a 1938 graduate of Hopewell High School where he was the yearbook art editor.

Before the war, he worked with his father in the contracting business.

He is buried in Appomattox Cemetery, Hopewell, Virginia.

 

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