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Sgt Ray Henderson Blackwell

Sgt Ray Henderson Blackwell

Birth
Tennessee, USA
Death 24 Jan 1945 (aged 29)
Belgium
Burial San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot Section D, Site 571
Memorial ID 50338463 · View Source
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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


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DELAWARE
S SGT FIELD ARTY
WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 28 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50338463
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Ray Henderson Blackwell (22 Oct 1915–24 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50338463, citing Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .