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William Carlyle Blair
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Birth: May 9, 1924
Garber
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 1987
Mountain Home
Washington County
Tennessee, USA

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Bill enlisted in the United States Army on 17 November 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. During World War II, he participated in five Unit Campaigns: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace and Central Europe. Bill was an M-10 Tank Destroyer Driver.

After the war, he continued on as an Armor Instructor at Fort Benning, Georgia. While there, he actually drove a tank in the movie "The Tanks are Coming" before moving with the school to Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Bill was the youngest child of John McLin Blair and Roberta White. His four older brothers also served during World War II. Robert Love, Albert Shirley, Paul G. "Pete" in the United States Army and John Dallas in the United States Navy. Bill married Mary Alene Sadler and they had one daughter.
 
 
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  Mary Alene Sadler Blair (1926 - 2012)*
 
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Burial:
Mountain Home National Cemetery
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: LL, Site 2953
 
Maintained by: Allen D. Jackson, USAF (...
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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William Carlyle Blair
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William Carlyle Blair
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William Carlyle Blair
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- Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret)
 Added: May. 29, 2014

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 Added: Jun. 28, 2011
 
 
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