Virginia Heroes

Walter Clarence Velvet, Jr.

Sergeant, Army

Born: April 23, 1936
Hometown: Sussex County
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: March 2, 1968
Died In: Gia Dinh Province, South Vietnam
Awards: Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal

Sergeant Velvet served with C Company, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division.

He had enlisted in the Army in 1957 and previously served in Korea.

He is buried in Dinwiddie Memorial Park, Dinwiddie, Virginia.

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