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Raymond Clinton "Ray" Black
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Birth: Nov. 12, 1925
Dodge County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Feb., 1968
Illinois, USA

Raymond Clinton Black was born on 12 Nov 1925 in Dodge County, Nebraska, USA as the tenth child of Maurice Franklin Black and Addie Belle Brown. He had thirteen siblings, namely: Floyd William, Beulah Elizabeth, Gladys Lillian, George Willard, Wayne Curtis, William Robert, Doris Maxine, Maurice Franklin "Junior", Merle Alden, Ruth Carmen, Opal Irene, Alta Pauline, and Dale Franklin. Moving to Reno, Leavenworth, Kansas, in the late '20s, the Black family settled on a farm.

After enlisting in the Marines, Raymond was selected and assigned to the 1st Raider Battalion. The Marine Raiders were a short lived experiment based on an elite commando unit. Originally the brain child of Major Evans F Carlson and Colonel William Donovan, the Raiders were instrumental in the success of the Guadalcanal Campaign in the WWII Pacific Theater.

Raymond married Mildred DiGeorgio and they had five sons and one daughter.

He died in Feb 1968.

Family links: 
  Maurice Franklin Black (1881 - 1969)
  Addie Belle Brown Black (1889 - 1980)
  Floyd W Black (1908 - 1990)*
  Beulah E Black Hall (1911 - 2000)*
  Gladys Zimmerli (1912 - 2000)*
  George "Willard" Black (1914 - 2000)*
  Wayne Curtis Black (1915 - 2006)*
  William Robert Black (1919 - 1971)*
  Doris M. Black Gilliland (1920 - 2006)*
  Maurice F Black (1922 - 2011)*
  Maurice Franklin Black (1922 - 2011)*
  Merle Alden Black (1924 - 1988)*
  Ruth Carmen Black Putthoff (1925 - 1995)*
  Raymond Clinton Black (1925 - 1968)
  Opal Irene Black Kerns (1927 - 2016)*
  Alta Pauline Black Wright (1928 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Katt Kerns
Record added: Sep 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96363412
Raymond Clinton Ray Black
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