Blevins, Grant David

Photo:  ww2 flagAge at Enlistment:  28

Length of Service: 1940-1943

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Tech 4 Sgt

Unit27th Infantry Division, U.S. Army

Service Record:   Enlisted as a private in the infantry on 12 Oct 1940 at Richmond, VA; record shows he enlisted in the “Hawaii Department”; in 1940 he is listed at 5’7″, 133 lbs.; The 27th Infantry was activated 15 Oct 1940 which became his assigned unit; it was sent to the Pacific theater in 1942; occupation: Semi-skilled mechanics and repairmen, motor vehicles; honorable dischargee on 20 Jul 1943.

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:   VA Cemetery at Los Angeles National Cemetery, 950 South Sepulveda Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90049, Section 194 Row B Site 21

GRANT BLEVINSSoldier Info:   Born in North Carolina in 1912; Died in Los Angeles, CA in 1961

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 3x