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Lieut Willard Blatz
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Birth: 1916
Death: Sep. 21, 1943

Willard served as a 2nd Lt., U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on March 5, 1941, prior to the war, in Buffalo, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a reporter and also as Single, without dependents.

Willard died in the "Line Of Duty" of a non-battle related incident during the war.

Service # 0-804593
Second Lieutenant Blatz served with the 333rd Bomb Group, 468th Bomb Squadron as a pilot. He was one of six airmen killed when B-17F Flying Fortress #42-30905 crashed, eight
miles southwest of the Dalhart Army Air Base, Texas.

Also killed were:

2nd Lt. Anthony A. Cassetta
2nd Lt. Roy M. Chase
2nd Lt. Wister A. Fox
Sgt. Albert Sharf
Av. Cadet John E. Savoie

Forest Lawn Cemetery
Erie County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 16
Created by: Jay Boone
Record added: Aug 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74652603
Lieut Willard Blatz
Added by: Jay Boone
Lieut Willard Blatz
Added by: Jay Boone
Lieut Willard Blatz
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 Added: Jun. 13, 2012

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