Virginia Heroes

Herman Rosebro Childress

Private First Class, Army

Born: May 30, 1914
Hometown: Richmond City
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: March 3, 1945
Died In: Germany
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart

Private First Class Childress served with the 414th Infantry Regiment, 104th infantry Division. His remains were returned from Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, and buried in Richmond National Cemetery in 1948. Before the war, he was employed by the Richmond Fire Department.

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