Virginia Heroes

John Henry Yates

Private First Class, Army

Hometown: Buchanan County
Entered: May 29, 1941
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: June 13, 1944
Died In: Normandy, France
Awards: Purple Heart

Served with the 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division. He is buried in the Normandy American Cemetery.

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