Virgil Vanover

Headquarters Company 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 11/26/1944

 

 

Virgil Vanover was born in Kentucky on August 12, 1919. He was drafted into the Army on May 6, 1943.
His home of residence was listed as Amburgey, Knott County, Kentucky and
his civilian occupation was listed as mining machine operators and miners. He
had completed grammar school and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private First Class Vanover was killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on November 26, 1944.

 

 

Virgil Vanover was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Eupen, Belgium and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Kentucky.

Burial:
Vanover Cemetery
Amburgey
Knott County
Kentucky

 

 

 

 

 

 


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