Virginia Heroes

William Tunstall Flippen, Jr.

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: December 6, 1917
Hometown: Powhatan, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: February 7, 1945
Died In: France
Awards: Purple Heart

SSG Flippen served with the 275th Infantry Regiment, 70th Infantry Division. Before the war, he was a police officer with the Virginia State Police.

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