Virginia Heroes

Daniel Thomas Grinnan

Captain, Army

Born: December 1, 1915
Hometown: Isle of Wight County
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: April 11, 1943
Died In: North Africa
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart

CPT Grinnan was killed by mid-air collision with a German Ju-52 off the Gulf of Tunis. He was a 1933 graduate of Smithfield High School and attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) for one year.

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