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PFC Delbert D Blankenship
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1919
Hinton
Summers County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 1944, France

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Private First Class Blankenship (Serial #35136098)
served in the:

• United States Army
• 82nd Airborne Division
• 325th Glider Infantry Regiment
• Company L

He also served in the:
• 101st Airborne Division
• 401st Infantry Regiment

His Army enlistment date / place was:
• March 25, 1942
• Fort Thomas in Kentucky

He was Killed In Action in:
• Normandy, France during World War II

He was awarded the:
• Purple Heart

He was the son of the late:
• Albert Franklin Blankenship
(02/17/1889 - 01/07/1941)
• Melissa Ann "Lessie" Davis Blankenship
(11/03/1883 - 07/07/1934)

He was the brother of the late:
• Lacy Franklin Blankenship
(09/19/1910 - 02/13/2001)
• James Edward Blankenship
(03/09/1912 - 09/08/1997)
• Lucy Belle Blankenship Duncan
05/18/1913 - 06/24/1969)
• Homer Lee Blankenship
(04/12/1916 - 04/06/1953)
• Edna Blankenship
(02/28/1918 - 02/13/1925)
• Ira C Blankenship
(02/26/1920 - 04/15/1983)
• Dorothy Pearl Blankenship Bragg
(05/25/1921 - 12/27/1968)
• Elmer Eugene Blankenship
(06/18/1923 - 09/20/1998)
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Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: • Plot J / Row 6 / Grave 19
 
Maintained by: KATHY
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56642425
PFC Delbert D Blankenship
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PFC Delbert D Blankenship
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PFC Delbert D Blankenship
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- stιphanie pιpin
 Added: Sep. 22, 2015
Thank you for your World War II service and sacrifice to our country. Private Blankenship! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
- KATHY
 Added: May. 30, 2011
 
 
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