Virginia Heroes

Joseph Troy Folkes

Captain, Army

Born: November 18, 1921
Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: November 7, 1945
Died In: Adriatic Sea
Awards: Purple Heart, Air Medal

Captain Folkes served with the 319th Fighter Squadron, 325th Fighter Group.   He was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School.

His name is listed on the Tablet of the Missing in the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, LazioItaly. 

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