SEALS Blackiston, Slator Clay III

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
Blackiston
  • FORENAME
Slator Clay III
  • UNIT
U.S.N. Seal Team 2
  • RANK
Lieutenant
  • NUMBER

  • DATE OF DEATH
12th April 1984
  • AGE
38
  • GRAVESITE
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens,Norfolk,Virginia Avenue of Flags
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Virginia Beach,Virginia
born 25.1.1946 Charlotte,North Carolina
son of Slator Clay,Jr and Aprille Blackiston,Bethesda,Maryland
husband of Diane Blackiston,Virginia Beach,Virginia (2 sons Adam and Chad,1 daughter Ashley)
family moved to Bethesda,Maryland
graduated Walt Whitman High School
attended Wofford College,South Carolina
graduated Virginia Wesleyan College,Norfolk
graduated Navy Postgraduate School,Monterey,California
SEAL training 1967
UDT-21
Seal Team 2
served Vietnam
awards Bronze Star with 3 oak leaf clusters,Navy Commendation Medal,Cross of Gallantry (Vietnam)
Warrant Officer 1976
graduated Wesleyan University,Middletown,Connecticut (B.A.)
commissioned Ensign
killed due parachute failure,St Raphael,France
 

DATE OF DEATH:

12-Apr-1984
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