Virginia Heroes

Melvin Thomas Winfield

Private First Class, Army

Born: March 7, 1924
Hometown: Arlington County
Entered: March 22, 1943
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: March 16, 1945
Died In: Bullay, Germany
Awards: Purple Heart

brother of Gene Tunney Winfield; killed during the crossing of the Moselle River. Served with the 353rd Infantry Regiment, 89th Infantry Division.

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