Virginia Heroes

Thomas Linwood Barr

Corporal, Army

Born: April 20, 1925
Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: February 19, 1945
Died In: Adriatic Sea

Corporal Barr served with the 828th Bomb Squadron, 485th Bomb Group. He served as a Gunner on a B–24 J # 42-51812 that was hit by enemy flak and crashed into Adriatic Sea, killing all eight on board. Before the war, he attended John Marshall High School in Richmond.

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