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Lieut William D Blanton
Birth: Apr. 15, 1950
Garden City (Delaware County)
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1978
Olongapo, Philippines


LCDR George William Kelly
Lieut Randy A Mikal
AW-3 James C Mentink

Lt. Blanton was born in the Garden City section of Nether Providence, and attended Nether Providence High School. Following graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1972, he was assigned to the destroyer USS Turner Joy and served off the coast of Vietnam.

Lt. Blanton attended flight school and received his pilot's wings in Corpus Christi, Texas. For the next three years, he was stationed in San Diego. He left September 27, 1978 aboard the USS Constellation for a Pacific cruise. Lt. Blanton was flying a night training mission when his aircraft crashed into a mountain.
 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
Specifically: off the coast of California
 
Created by: Glenn Lee LaRocque
Record added: May 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69298788
Lieut William D Blanton
Added by: Glenn Lee LaRocque
 
Lieut William D Blanton
Added by: Glenn Lee LaRocque
 
 
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 Added: May. 24, 2011
 
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