James Anderson Blanks, Jr.
Hometown: Portsmouth, Virginia
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.