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Sgt William Wesley Blackburn, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1925
Maryland, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 1945

Son of William Wesley Blackburn, Sr. and Pearl Virginia Howell Blackburn.

William, who resided at R.F.D. 2, Townsend, Delaware, served as a Sergeant with Company K, 393rd Infantry Regiment, 99th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on December 21, 1943 in Camden, New Jersey and was noted as Single, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" while fighting in Linz, Germany.

He had served in the Army for one year and two months at the time of his death and was decorated with the Purple Heart.

Service # 42081937
 
 
Burial:
Townsend Cemetery
Townsend
New Castle County
Delaware, USA
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Mar 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50281926
Sgt William Wesley Blackburn, Jr
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Sgt William Wesley Blackburn, Jr
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 Added: Jul. 18, 2015

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Dec. 15, 2011
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Dec. 15, 2011
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