Headquarters Company 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Virgil Vanover was born in
Kentucky on August 12, 1919. He was drafted into the Army on May
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
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.
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