Thursday, June 16, 2016
PFC Aram H Blanchette
Aram was drafted in February 1942. At the time of enlistment his height was given as 62 inches and weight as 115 pounds. He worked as a truck driver and had a grammar school education. PVT Blanchette was sent overseas and assigned to G Company 116th Infantry. He was with the unit on D-Day and on 16 Jun 1944 when he was killed in action.
PFC Aram Blanchette is buried in the Precious Blood Cemetery in Woonsocket, Rhode Island with many in his family.