Virginia Heroes

William Edwin Dressler

Lieutenant Colonel, Army

Born: October 11, 1915
Hometown: Roanoke City
Entered: September 22, 1941
Casualty Date: July 14, 1950
Died In: Republic of Korea
Awards: Silver Star, Purple Heart, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal

Lieutenant Colonel Dressler served with Headquarters Company, 63rd Field Artillery Battalion, 24th Infantry Division.

He was a 1938 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute where he majored in Chemistry and Pre-Med.

He is buried in Spring Creek Cemetery, Prince Edward County, Virginia.

View More Heroes