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