Virginia Heroes

John Courtland Lewis

Private, Army

Hometown: Albemarle County, Virginia
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: September 24, 1943
Died In: North Africa
Awards: Purple Heart

Private Lewis served with Company F, 143rd Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division.

He attended Nelson County High school and managed Lewis Brother’s Shell Service Station in Union, New Jersey before the war.

He is buried in a family cemetery in Howardsville, Virginia.

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