PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN “JACK” PHILIP BLACKMAN SR.; U.S. ARMY

November 22, 1923 (Norwalk, CT) – June 13, 1980; 56 years old
Married Beulah Mae Scofield on November 26, 1942 in Norwalk, CT
One daughter, Virginia, and one son John P. Blackman, Jr.
Local address: 23 Leonard Street, Norwalk
Enlisted on April 2, 1943
Serial number 31331430
Unit: 66th Infantry Division


Wounded In Action. Recipient of the Purple Heart Medal.

Captured during the Battle of the Bulge and was held in German POW camp Stalag 7A.



Postcard contributed by daughter, Ginny Gage.

Postcard contributed by daughter, Ginny Gage. Stamp in top right shows the prison camp was Stalag 7A.

Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Riverside Avenue, Norwalk; Section 17, plot 308. Photo from findagrave.com.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

7 thoughts on “PRIVATE FIRST CLASS JOHN “JACK” PHILIP BLACKMAN SR.; U.S. ARMY

      1. Please e-mail me with the additional information and I will include it. Most likely, what you see on his web page is all I could find in the research I did. I certainly want to have all I can on his web page and for that information to be accurate. E-mail is jeffrey.r.dewitt@gmail.com.

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