The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
Pvt Maurice J Blanchette

Pvt Maurice J Blanchette

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 21 Oct 1944 (aged 20–21)
France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot A Row 20 Grave 49
Memorial ID 56371225 · View Source
Suggest Edits

His next of kin was noted as being Mrs. Mary V. Blanchette who resided in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Maurice served as a Private, 315th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on March 10, 1941, prior to the war, at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Architect and also as Single, without dependents.

Maurice was "Killed In Action" near Emberménil, France during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 14008971

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56371225
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Maurice J Blanchette (1923–21 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56371225, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .