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Sgt William Wesley Blackburn, Jr

Sgt William Wesley Blackburn, Jr

Birth
Maryland, USA
Death 24 Mar 1945 (aged 19)
Burial Townsend, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 50281926 · View Source
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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


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 27 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50281926
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt William Wesley Blackburn, Jr (11 Nov 1925–24 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50281926, citing Townsend Cemetery, Townsend, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .