Virginia Heroes

George Thomas Rickey

Private, Army

Born: November 6, 1921
Hometown: Arlington, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: July 14, 1944
Died In: vicinity of Villamagna, Italy
Awards: Army Seal, Purple Heart

Served in World War II as a medic with the 349th Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division. Was awarded three Purple Hearts. Was Killed in Action in combat at Anzio Beach, Italy.

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