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Howard Leo Blessington
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1915
Jefferson Davis Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 1943

2nd Lieutenant Howard Leo Blessington (U.S. Army Air Corps) was killed during World War II when the plane of which he was a crew member was shot down in the South Pacific. He was buried with military honors in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. After the war, his parents and family elected to have him disinterred and reinterred in Alexandria National Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Harvey Leo Blessington (1880 - 1970)
  Mabel Elizabeth Walter Blessington (1876 - 1970)
 
 Siblings:
  Norberta Blessington (1909 - 1993)*
  Shirley Eileen Blessington Allen (1910 - 1998)*
  Howard Leo Blessington (1915 - 1943)
  Terrence Walter Blessington (1916 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alexandria National Cemetery
Pineville
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: OFF, 28
 
Maintained by: Don Walter
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3207834
Howard Leo Blessington
Added by: Diane Graves
 
Howard Leo Blessington
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- Carolyn Andrighetti
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014

- Carolyn Andrighetti
 Added: Mar. 26, 2012
 
 
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