James William Blancett was born on 26 June 1921 at South Pittsburg, Tennessee, the son of Benjamin Franklin Blancett and Susan Tennessee “Tenny” Badger.
He died 8 September 1943
Buried at Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
Technician 5th Class
30th Signal Construction Battalion, Company B
The Chattanooga Daily Times, 17 May 1945
T/5 James W. Blancett, army, next of kin, Mrs. Susan Tennessee Blancett, 3803½ Alton Park Boulevard was returned to the United States from North Africa aboard the Army Transport Barney Kirschbaum.
- Rank: Technician Fifth Class
- Date of birth: 26 June 1921
- Date of death: 8 September 1943
- County: Hamilton
- Hometown: Chattanooga
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 30th Signal Construction Battalion, Company B
- Theater: North Africa
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Top Panel
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