|Birth: ||1795, England|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 1836|
William Blazeby, defender of the Alamo, was born in England in 1795. He traveled to Texas from New York by way of New Orleans as a second lieutenant in Capt. Thomas H. Breece's company of New Orleans Greys.
Blazeby took part in the siege of Bexar and remained in Bexar afterward as a captain and commander of the Greys under Lt. Col. James C. Neill.
He died in the battle of the Alamo on March 6, 1836, under the command of Lt Col William Travis.
- Bill Groneman
source: HANDBOOK OF TEXAS
Ashes of the Alamo Defenders are entombed in San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio.
Note: Killed in battle at the Alamo.
Maintained by: Daniel Gabehart
Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: May 05, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6393516
Added: Jun. 26, 2016
Added: Feb. 29, 2016
Lay down your arms, close your ranks, Rest in eternal peace. Rest easy, sleep well, my brothers. Know the line has held, your job is done, rest easy, sleep well. Others have taken up the line where you fell; the line has held. Peace, peace and farewell."|
Added: Feb. 8, 2015
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