Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

BLAYLOCK, WALTER EARL

Seaman, First Class, U. S. Navy. Home address: Poteau, Le Flore County. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Blaylock, Parents, Rte. 1, Poteau. Born February 9, 1921. Enlisted April 7, 1939. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart Presidential Citation. Graduated Poteau High School in May, 1938. Served in Submarine Corps. Died August 10, 1945, in line of duty aboard the submarine U. S. S. Pickerel at sea, out from its Manila Bay base.

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