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S/Sgt. Ray Henderson Blackwell

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S/Sgt. Ray Henderson Blackwell

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

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 # 6871488

Son of William H. Blackwell and Suda Sneed Blackwell.

Husband of Dorothy Smith Blackwell.

( Bio & Family Link by: Russ Pickett )

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 # 6871488

Son of William H. Blackwell and Suda Sneed Blackwell.

Husband of Dorothy Smith Blackwell.

( Bio & Family Link by: Russ Pickett )


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