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Photograph: Charles Alva Lee and friend



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Charles Alvah "Billy" Lee was born 21 July 1921 in King William County, Virginia. Lee joined the United States Army on 24 September 1942 and served as a sergeant in the 75th Joint Assault Signal Corps. Lee served in campaigns in the Pacific Theater, including the Philippines. After the war, Lee returned to King William County and worked as an electrician for Chesapeake Corporation. He and his wife Phyllis Hooper Lee had four children. Lee died 2 April 2010 in West Point, Virginia.

Bibliographic Citation

Photograph, Charles Alva Lee and friend, 1942, Charles Alvah Lee papers, Profiles of Honor, Virginia World War Iand World War II Commemoration Commission digital collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia


Lent for Scanning by Anita L. Roy, West Point