Eugene Kenneth Watkins
First Lieutenant, Army
Hometown: Newport News
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: December 17, 1944
Died In: France
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart
First Lieutenant Watkins served with Company F, 346th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry Division.
He was a graduate of Newport News High School and was employed by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company. He was also a member of the Huntington Rifles National Guard.
He is buried in Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold, France.