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SSgt John H Blake

SSgt John H Blake

Birth
New York, USA
Death 30 Jun 1944 (aged 24–25)
Hungary
Burial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Plot Section D Row 22 Grave 32
Memorial ID 56652836 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Glenna Schading who resided in Rahway, New Jersey.

John served as a Staff Sergeant & Asst. Radio Operator / Gunner on B-24H #41-28988, 760th Bomber Squadron, 460th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on June 17, 1942 in Rochester, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Machinist and also as Single, without dependents.

John was "Killed In Action" over Hungary during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal and a Purple Heart.

Service # 12098093

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Airmen who perished on B-24H #41-28988:

Blake, John H ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, NY
Hamill, Northmore W, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, MI

The rest of the crew survived.

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56652836
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt John H Blake (1919–30 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56652836, citing Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .