Virginia Heroes

Clarence William Bloxom, Jr.

Private First Class, Army

Born: July 19, 1917
Hometown: Accomack County, VA
Entered: February 24, 1942
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: June 6, 1944
Died In: Omaha Beach, Normandy, France

Private First Class Bloxom served with the Anti-Tank Company, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division.

Before the war, “Buddy” attended high school for two years, lived with his sister in Arlington, Virginia, and he worked for Lenox Brothers Service Station in Washington, D.C.

He is buried in Parksley Cemetery, Accomack County, VA.

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