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Raymond Carlyle Blanton

Staff Sergeant, Army

Hometown: Richmond City
Served In: World War II
Missing In Action Date: October 14, 1944
Casualty Date: October 15, 1945
Died In: Germany
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart

SSgt Blanton was listed as Missing in Action on October 14, 1944 and was declared Killed in Action on October 15, 1945. Served with the 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division. His name is listed on the Tablets of the Missing in the Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands.

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