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Rev Herbert Edgar Blair
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1878
Salina
Saline County
Kansas, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1945
Laguna Province
CALABARZON, Philippines

He married Susan Brokenshire Gillett on 21 September 1903. He was a Presbyterian missionary, who served in Korea. He died in a Japanese Prison Camp called Los Banos International Camp in the Philippines. Herbert's granddaughter related that her grandfather, Herbert, died of starvation in that camp three days before General MacArthur returned and the detainees were rescued. She goes on to say that it was noted in the book about the rescue, "Escape At Dawn", that Herbert had been giving his wife, Susan, any food he was given. The Japanese came into the Korean mission stations and removed all missionaries, transporting them to their internment camps in the Philippines. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Susan Brokenshire Gillett Blair (1877 - 1966)
 
 Children:
  Honora McClure Blair (1910 - 1919)*
  Susan Brokenshire Blair Macy (1912 - 1997)*
  Huldah Loring Blair Fletcher (1917 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: It is not known where his body was buried.
 
Created by: Diane Gravlee
Record added: Dec 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62922551
Rev Herbert Edgar Blair
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Rev Herbert Edgar Blair
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Rev Herbert Edgar Blair
Added by: Diane Gravlee
 
 
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