Virginia Heroes

James Andrew Wright

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: December 12, 1915
Hometown: Lynchburg, VA
Casualty Date: June 6, 1944
Died In: Normandy, France

Staff Sergeant Wright served with the 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division.

Before the war, he worked for Craddock Shoe Factory, Lynchburg, Virginia and joined the Virginia National Guard.

He was killed in action in World War II and he is buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Virginia.

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