Virginia Heroes

Gene Tunney Winfield

Seaman, First Class, Navy

Born: August 23, 1926
Hometown: Arlington County
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: May 28, 1945
Died In: 20 miles off Okinawa
Awards: Purple Heart

Served aboard the USS Drexler DD-741. Ship sunk by two Japanese kamikaze aircraft.

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