|Birth: ||Oct. 22, 1915|
|Death: ||Jan. 24, 1945, Belgium|
Son of William H. Blackwell and Suda Sneed Blackwell.
Husband of Dorothy Smith Blackwell.
Ray, who resided in Marshallton, Delaware, served as a Staff Sergeant with the Field Artillery of the 106th (Lion) Division, U.S. Army during World War II.
He enlisted in the Army on October 3, 1940, prior to the war, at Madison Barracks, New York. He was noted as being employed in the production of bakery products and also as Single, without dependents.
He was "Killed In Action" in the Battle of the Bulge during the War and was awarded a Purple Heart. He had served in the Army for ten years and two months at the time of his death.
Service # 06871488
S SGT FIELD ARTY
WORLD WAR II
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Mateo County
Plot: Section D, Site 571
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Mar 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50338463