Blevins, Galen George

Photo:  ww2 flagAge at Enlistment:  18 or 19

Length of Service: 1943-1945

State:  Virginia

Rank:  PFC

Unit:  Army

Service Record:   Enlisted at Abingdon, VA on 30 March 1943. His Army Serial # 33646847. He is listed as 18 yrs old, single with no dependents; Education was grammar school level and occupation listed as farm hand, general farms. His WW2 draft card dated 1942 lists him as 5’9″, 157 lbs., black hair, brown eyes, fair complexion and living in Green Cove, VA.

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:   Green Cove Baptist Church Cemetery, Green Cove, Washington Co, VA, Section 2, Row 3

galen g blevinsSoldier Info:   Born at Mount Hope, WV in 1924; Died in Washington, TN in 1999.

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 2x