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Sgt Ray Henderson Blackwell
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1915
Tennessee, USA
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
 
 
Inscription:

DELAWARE
S SGT FIELD ARTY
WORLD WAR II
 
Note: Entered the service from Delaware
 
Burial:
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Section D, Site 571
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Mar 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50338463
Sgt Ray Henderson Blackwell
Added by: Rita Garcia
 
Sgt Ray Henderson Blackwell
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Added by: James Seidelman
 
 
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Aug. 25, 2010
One of Delaware's Heros!
- Russ Pickett
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Mar. 28, 2010
 
 
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