Virginia Heroes

Thomas Dry Howie

Major, Army

Hometown: Staunton, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: July 17, 1944
Died In: near St Lo, France
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Silver Star

Served with the 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. Taught at Staunton Military Academy. 1929 graduate of the Citadel. Was killed by shrapnel from an exploding enemy mortar.

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