History of David Ware Blackshear
DAVID WARE b. Dublin, Ga. 23 Sept., 1906, son of Evelyn Roberta Ware and Richard William Blackshear Sr. Living Albany, Ga. 1953, Wife MARTHA LOUISE MATTHEWS b. Macon, Ga. dau. of Lucy Watson and Allen R. Matthews. M. Macon, Ga. 5 Aug., 1939. Issue none. Occupation, Territorial Manager Oliver Co. Manufacturers of Farm Machinery. Armed forces record, “entered Service Oct. 1942, discharged Oct., 1945, overseas 33 months, Hawaiian Islands, Central Pacific Canton Island, Western Pacific Iwo Jima and Saipan. Battle star for Battle of Iwo Jima, skilled rifleman. Corporal 947th AAA Separate Gun Battalion, 90 mm. Radio. The 947 was attached to the 4th and 5th Marines Task force to Iwo Jima, landed on the 13th day and remained for 7 months after the marines left” LBD. Cit. Lr. Mrs. O. W. Deal (Sister) Atlanta, Ga. 1953.
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