Virginia Heroes

James Hamlet Bailey

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: August 27, 1905
Hometown: Petersburg, Virginia
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: December 14, 1944

Staff Sergeant Bailey served with the Headquarters Co 1204 S.C.S.U.  2nd Service Command. He first enlisted in the Army in 1930 with the Calvary and was discharged.  He reenlisted in Oct 1939 and served with the 36th Field Artillery.  He was sent to North Africa and captured as a prisoner of war.

He is buried in Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Virginia.

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