A Salute To Our
Service, Fire & Police Personnel - May 2018
HENRY WASHINGTON PRIDDY
Private - U.S. Army Air Forces
Priddy, born: Apr. 12, 1902 - died: Dec. 19, 1944. He was the son
James Herbert and Elizabeth Lee Priddy.
Henry was born and
raised in Charlotte County, Virginia.
Henry enlisted into the U.S.
Army on August 8, 1938, serial number 6796409, and served his country
in the 391st Fighter Squadron,
attached to the 366th Fighter Group of the Army Air Corps.
The squadron was constituted on May 24, 1943
and with the fighter group it moved to England in the New Year of 1944.
they supported Allied efforts in the European Theater from March
Henry lost his life during this service and was buried in the newly
Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten, Holland.
He was further
on his Mother and Father's tombstone in
the Merry Oaks Cemetery of his native Charlotte County.
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