Virginia Heroes

James Washington Black

Private, Army

Born: September 18, 1932
Hometown: Radford
Served In: Korea
Casualty Date: August 17, 1951
Died In: North Korea
Awards: Purple Heart

Private Black served with C Company, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. His nickname was “Slick.”

He is buried in New River Cemetery, Pulaski County, Virginia.

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