Virginia Heroes

James Anderson Blanks, Jr.

Private, Army

Born: July 16, 1924
Hometown: Portsmouth, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: November 15, 1944
Died In: France

Private Blanks served with the 377th Infantry Regiment, 95th Infantry Division.

He was a 1942 graduate of Chatham High School and was employed by the Norfolk Naval Yard Shop 81 before the war.

He is buried in Danville National Cemetery, Danville, Virginia.

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