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PFC Donald S. Blanchard

PFC Donald S. Blanchard

Birth
Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Death 18 Oct 1945 (aged 22)
Philippines
Burial DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Plot Prayer, Lot 260
Memorial ID 78810308 · View Source
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Pfc. Blanchard Services Monday

Military rites will be accorded on Monday to Pfc. Donald S. Blanchard, 22, of 120 Henderson st., who died Oct. 18, 1945, of wounds received in action at Delamonte, Mindanao, Philippines. Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. in the home and at 2 p.m. in Immanuel Baptist Church, the Rev. Earl E. Chanley of Carthage officiating. Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt. American Legion Post 41 will hold military services in White Chapel Memory Gardens DeWitt. A native Syracusan, Pfc.Blanchard attended Clinton, Prescott and North High schools, and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. Before entering service Jan. 8, 1943, he was employed in war factory work. A member of the 496th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, he served 19 months in the south-east and southwest Pacific. Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Blanchard; two brothers, Kenneth E. and Irving J. Blanchard, and three nephews. (Syracuse Herald-Journal, Syracuse, NY, Friday, September 3, 1948, p. 22, Col. 5)


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DONALD S BLANCHARD
NEW YORK
PFC 496 AAA GUN BN CAC
WORLD WAR II
JULY 30 1923 - OCT 18 1945

Gravesite Details Link to parents & plot location & place of birth provided by: Tom C. (#47524987)

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  • Created by: mokennehan
  • Added: 20 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78810308
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Donald S. Blanchard (30 Jul 1923–18 Oct 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78810308, citing White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by mokennehan (contributor 47119719) .