Virginia Heroes

James Edward Hughes

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: October 13, 1933
Hometown: Lynchburg, Virginia
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: March 13, 1966
Died In: Long Khanh Province, South Vietnam
Awards: Purple Heart

Staff Sergeant Hughes served with Detachment A-302, 5th Special Forces Group as a radio operator.

He attended Pulaski County High School.

He is buried in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke, Virginia.

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