Virginia Heroes

Elwin McDowell Blackstone

Lieutenant, Army

Hometown: Petersburg, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 25, 1945
Died In: Pintsch, Luxembourg
Awards: Silver Star

Lieutenant Blackstone served with the 118th Infantry Regiment and then the 317th Infantry Regiment.

He was a 1939 graduate of Drexel Institute of Technology.

Before the war, he was employed by the McCandlish Lithograph Corporation in Pennsylvania.

He is buried in Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.


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