Maurice E. Blackmore
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Maurice E. Blackmore was born in
Ohio in 1907. He was drafted into the Army
on August 24, 1943 at Toledo, Ohio. His home of residence was listed as Lucas County,
Ohio and his civilian occupation was listed as Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers, Bus, Taxi,
Truck, And Tractor. He had completed one year of High School and was married. His religion
was listed as Protestant.
(In the 1946 22nd Infantry yearbook his home of residence was listed as Santa Maria, California.)
Staff Sergeant Blackmore was killed in action in Germany, east of Prüm, on March 1, 1945.
Newspaper clipping for a
memorial service held at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Oregon,
Lucas County, Ohio for Maurice E. Blackmore.
Photo by Barbara (MANLEY) Hernden from the Find A Grave website
Maurice E. Blackmore was
originally buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium in Block G Row 11 Grave 262 and his remains were later
transferred and buried in Henri-Chapelle, most likely in 1948 when the temporary
cemeteries were shut down.
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot F Row 16 Grave 63
Grave marker for Maurice E. Blackmore
Photo by Des Philippet
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