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Sgt. William Wesley Blackburn Jr.

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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

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

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

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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

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

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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