Blanchard, William Eugene, B1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1936-1941, B-0000, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
Service Years
1936 - 1941
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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tignall, GA
Last Address
1807 Fairview Ave North
Seattle, WA
(Wife~Laura Ann Blanchard)

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
World War II
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Mass Grave of the Unknown for USS Oklahoma

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 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1936-1941, B-0000, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Never Identifed
  Memorial Headstone in Magnolia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum Warner Robins,GA
  May 21, 1936, Service Entry Date & Enlisted Serial Number 268-22-45
  Oct 02, 1936, Received on USS Oklahoma
  Feb 16, 1939, Promoted to Fireman 1st Class (Rank of E-4 before 1944)
  Feb 13, 1940, Signed Agreement to Extended Enlistment for 2 full years
  Feb 16, 1940, Promoted to Boilermaker 2nd Class Petty Officer
  May 21, 1940, Extension Enlistment Effective of for 2 full years
  Jun 01, 1941, Promoted to Boilermaker 1st Class Petty Officer
  Dec 07, 1941, Missing in action
  Jan 11, 2018, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Petty Officer First Class William Blanchard was Killed in Action on December 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  He was stationed aboard the USS Oklahoma BB37.
Not Specified
 Military Association Memberships
Pearl Harbor FallenWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
WW II Memorial National Registry
  1941, Pearl Harbor Fallen
  2018, World War II Fallen
  2018, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2018, WW II Memorial National Registry
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