Paulyne Dorothy Blackshear (1899 – )

PAULYNE DOROTHY BLACKSHEAR, b. Dublin, Ga., 23 April, 1899, dau. of Evelyn Roberta Ware and Richard William Blackshear.

Hus., JAMES McKINLY COLEMAN, b. Dublin, 20 July, 1896, m. Dublin, 9 July, 1927.

Issue No. 1 James McKinly Jr., b. 19 July, 1929, m. Jacquelin Jones, Thomaston, Ga., May, 1953. JMcKC, occupation, U. S. Army Instructor, Engr., Conley, Ga. James McKinly Coleman, Jr., Tucker, Ga. Entered Services: Sept. 25, 1950, Discharged: Aug. 24, 1952. Highest rank held: Corporal. War: Korean. Assignments: 1. Fort Jackson, South Carolina — 8 weeks basic training. 2. Fort Bliss, Texas — 8 weeks advanced Automatic weapons training. 8 weeks attended leadership school, graduated second in class of 50. Six months assigned as Cadreman, Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion. 3. Received overseas orders July 20, 1951. 4. Landed at Inchon, South Korea, Sept. 1, 1951. 5 Assigned to the 21st AAA AW Bn (SP), 25th Infantry Division Sept. 2, 1951. 6. Wounded in action Sept. 21, 1951 at Kumnwha, North Korea. 7. Evacuated to Kobe, Japan for hospitalization. 8 Re-assigned to the 21st AAA AW Bn (SP), 25th Infantry Division on Jan. 15, 1952. 10. Discharged from Fort Jackson, South Carolina, on August 24, 1952. Citation: Purple Heart. Campaign ribbons: United Nations Ribbon, Korean Campaign Ribbon with three battle stars. Married: Miss Anne Jacquelyn Jones of Thomaston, Georgia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben H. Jones of Thomaston, Ga., on Sept. 28, 1952. No children.

By Aunt, Louise B. Deal, (Mrs. O. W.). Cit. Lr. Mrs. O. W. Deal, Atlanta, Ga.


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