|Birth: ||Dec. 7, 1946|
|Death: ||Aug. 21, 1968|
Tay Ninh, Vietnam
KILLED IN ACTION VIETNAM
UNITED STATES ARMY (1ST LT)
A CO, 4TH BN, 23RD INF, 25TH INF DIV.
1LT Blake was killed by hostile enemy fire during a fire fight near his camp in Cu Che which is about 50 miles NE of Saigon near the Cambodian border.
He had enlisted in the Army after a year attending the University of Maryland and had arrived in Vietnam about 3 months before his death. Lt. Blake had received two Purple Hearts from prior combat wounds.
He was a graduate of Baltimore City College. He served as an instructor @ Ft. Knox, Kentucky and earned his paratrooper wings and Ranger tab before being sent to Vietnam.
HE IS HONORED ON THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL WALL PANEL 47W LINE 15
Gardens of Faith Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 13, 2010
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We were so close, there was no roomWe bled inside each other's woundsWe all had caught the same disease,We all sang the songs of peace. -MelonyGod Bless you and keep you.|
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