Blanton, Alonzo Gene, SN

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Last Rank
Seaman
Last Primary NEC
SN-0000-Seaman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Seaman
Primary Unit
1950-1952, SN-0000, USS Saint Paul (CA-73)
Service Years
1951 - 1952
SN-Seaman

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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1931
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Crocker, MO
Last Address
Crocker, MO

Casualty Date
Apr 21, 1952
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Crocker Cemetery - Crocker, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Duty Stations
USS Saint Paul (CA-73)
  1950-1952, SN-0000, USS Saint Paul (CA-73)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1952 Korean War
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Feb 19, 1951, Service Entry Date & Serial Number 340-77-73
  Apr 22, 2017, General Photos2
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Seaman (E3) Blanton was a crew member of the cruiser USS SAINT PAUL (CA-73). On April 21, 1952, while firing on enemy installations at the Kojo area off the east coast of Korea, there was an explosion in a gun turret and he died of asphyxiation.
   
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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, Korean War Fallen
  2017, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2017, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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