Virginia Heroes

John Edward Smallwood

Painter First Class, Navy

Born: May 7, 1916
Hometown: Norfolk City, Virginia
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: October 26, 1942
Died In: South Pacific
Awards: Purple Heart

Painter First Class Smallwood served aboard the USS Hornet (CV-8).

His name is etched on the Walls of the Missing in the Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines.

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