Virginia Heroes

Floyd Julius Elliott

Private First Class, Army

Born: January 21, 1925
Hometown: Halifax
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: November 29, 1944
Died In: Eastern France
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart

Private First Class Elliott served with Headquarter Company, 2nd Battalion, 143rd Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division. He was tasked with carrying ammunition and supplies to the front line companies and evacuated the dead and wounded.

While sweeping for mines, German mortar fire began targeting the men and PFC Elliott was killed.

Before the war, he was employed by Davidson Chemical Company in Curtis Bay, Maryland.

He is buried in Danville National Cemetery, Danville, Virginia.


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