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Sgt Quentin Willard Blakely

Sgt Quentin Willard Blakely

Birth
Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, USA
Death 5 Dec 1943 (aged 25)
Papua New Guinea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets of the Missing - Army
Memorial ID 56758988 · View Source
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SSGT USAAF WWII MIA-KIA
ASN 06581181
43rd BG, 64th B Sq
Radio Operator

"...the ones who call the shots won't be among the dead and lame..." from Christmas in the Trenches, John McCutcheon

The crew disappeared in New Britain, Papua New Guinea on Dec. 5, 1943 and are listed here in the virtual cemetery for B-17F #41-24458

The entire crew was officially declared dead on December 12, 1945. All are memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery.

Still loved and missed by his family.

http://www.ozatwar.com/people/quentinblakely.htm

http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-17/41-24458.html

http://www.homeofheroes.com/members/04_SS/2_WWII/indexes/airforce/usaaf_A-F.html


Gravesite Details Entered the service from Idaho.

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  • Maintained by: Julie O
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56758988
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Quentin Willard Blakely (10 Jul 1918–5 Dec 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56758988, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Julie O (contributor 47583448) .