Virginia Heroes

Claude Albert Dewberry

Private First Class, Army

Born: July 15, 1915
Hometown: Campbell, Virginia
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 9, 1945
Died In: Philippine Islands
Awards: Purple Heart

Private First Class Dewberry served with the 194th Tank Battalion. He was captured as a Prisoner of War by the Japanese at Corregidor in April 1942, and died when the Prisoner of War ship Oryoku Maru was sunk in Subic Bay, Luzon.

His name is listed on the Walls of the Missing at the Manila American Cemetery, Philippines.

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