Virginia Heroes

John Edward Blakemore

Sergeant, Army

Born: February 8, 1930
Hometown: Lancaster County, VA
Entered: November 21, 1947
Served In: Korea
Casualty Date: August 2, 1950
Died In: Republic of Korea

SGT Blakemore served with Company B, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He attended Fork Union Military Academy for three years. He is buried in White Chapel Cemetery, Lancaster, Virginia.

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