Virginia Heroes

Maurice Linwood Tyler, Jr.

Private First Class, Army

Born: February 12, 1922
Hometown: Richmond City, Virginia
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: April 1, 1945
Died In: Wertheim, Germany
Awards: Purple Heart, Army Distinguished Service Cross Ribbon

Private First Class Tyler served with the Regimental Headquarters, 222nd Infantry Regiment, 42nd Infantry Division as an automatic rifleman.

He was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and the Virginia Military Institute.

Before the war, he was employed by Luck Construction Company.

He is buried in Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial, St. Avold, France.

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