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PFC Gordon A Blades, Jr

PFC Gordon A Blades, Jr

Birth
Irondequoit, Monroe County, New York, USA
Death 22 Apr 1945 (aged 19)
Germany
Burial Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot Sec. S, vet. plot, grave 138
Memorial ID 68271908 · View Source
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Age 19

Gordon served as a Private First Class in the 15th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided at 433 Broadway, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army in August 14, 1944 in Rochester, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as an Optician and/or lens grinder and polisher and also as Single, without dependents.

Gordon "Died Of Wounds" received in action in Germany during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was first interred overseas and later re-interred here on Wednesday, September 15, 1948.

Service # 42097301

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: FRH
  • Added: 12 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68271908
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Gordon A Blades, Jr (8 Dec 1925–22 Apr 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68271908, citing Riverside Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .