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SSgt William B Blades

SSgt William B Blades

Birth
Maryland, USA
Death 16 Jun 1944 (aged 32–33)
Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot J Row 13 Grave 30
Memorial ID 56642413 · View Source
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William served as a Staff Sergeant, 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Baltimore, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Maryland National Guard on February 3, 1941, prior to the war, in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Driver and also as Married.

William was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 20345101

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Maryland.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56642413
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt William B Blades (1911–16 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56642413, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .