William Blake was a Private First Class, serving with the 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. He died on 5 August 1944 and was officially declared dead 6 August 1945. He is memorialized at the Brittany American Cemetery in St. James (Manche) France.

Awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of death: 5 August 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Brittany American Cemetery St. James (Manche) France
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