Virginia Heroes

Ronald Augustus McNeil

Private First Class, Army

Born: October 17, 1914
Hometown: Richmond City, Virginia
Entered: October 19, 1942
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: December 27, 1944
Died In: France
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart

Private First Class McNeil served with the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment. He is buried in US Military Cemetery Henri-Chapelle, Belgium.

He was a 1932 graduate of Benedictine High School in Richmond, Virginia. Before the war, he was employed by the Manchester Board and Paper Company in Richmond, Virginia.

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