|Birth: ||Mar. 8, 1949|
|Death: ||Aug. 4, 1970|
Tam Kỳ, Vietnam
Wayne, the son of Ray E. Blake of Cedar Rapids IA and Angela Blake of Rockford IL, the brother of Arley R. Blake also of Rockford IL entered service (Selective Service) in the US Marine Corps on March 3, 1969 in Chicago IL. He arrived in Vietnam on October 13, and was assigned to Company L, 3d Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.
In a prepared night defensive position near the Xuan Que village complex in Que Son District a burst of enemy automatic weapons fire wounded two Marines and killed LCpl Blake from the hostile small arms fire.
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Plot: Christus Garden, Plot 57 C, Space 1
Created by: Victor Vilionis
Record added: May 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69711861