Blanchard, Henry Nathan, Jr., CPT

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Signal Corps
Last Primary MOS
1010-Combat Signal Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Signal Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1941-1944, 9th Infantry Division
Service Years
1937 - 1944

Signal Corps

Captain



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Mobile
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jun 17, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
France
Conflict
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Normandy, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot C,, Row 13, Grave 45

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 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]


 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments
9th Infantry Division
  1941-1944, 9th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1937-1941, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Captain Henry Blanchard was killed in action near St. Maurice de Cotentin, France.  He and three other men were killed in an ambush near Bricquebec, France while on a road reconnaissance patrol..

He left a young wife, Joan, and young son, Henry, soon to be born in England. That young son would become a doctor.
   
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