Virginia Heroes

Leonard Eugene McCoy

Corporal, Army

Born: April 18, 1915
Hometown: Montgomery County, Virginia
Entered: August 22, 1939
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: April 29, 1942
Died In: Philippines
Awards: Purple Heart, Silver Star

Corporal McCoy served with Battery C, 59th Coast Artillery Regiment.

He was killed at Fort Mills on Corregidor, Philippine Islands during a Japanese attack.

He is buried in Manila American Cemetery, Philippines.

 

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