Virginia Heroes

William John Cowart

Colonel, Army

Born: September 23, 1918

Entered: May 1, 1941
Discharged: April 1, 1946
Died In: N/A
Awards: Army Seal, American Campaign Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal, Meritiorious Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal

Commanded a unit that occupied the city of Otake, Japan in December 1945 (near Hiroshima).

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