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Baruch M. Hornblass
First Sergeant, United States Army
SERGEANT, 74, WILLS $13,000 TO SERVICE MEN OF THIS WAR

WASHINGTON, January 20, 1945 – Sergeant Baruch M. Hornblass, who had lived in the Soldiers Home, Washington, for twenty years preceding his death on Tuesday, left his entire estate of $13,000 to the National Jewish Welfare Board, Emil N. Baer, chairman of the National Veterans Service Committee revealed yesterday.

A veteran of the Spanish-American War, the Boxer Rebellion and World War I in which he earned the Purple Heart, Sergeant Hornblass left his bequest “to serve veterans of the present war without regard to race, color or creed.”

He was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


HORNBLASS, BARUCH M
1ST SGT   US ARMY
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/01/1870
DATE OF DEATH: 12/31/1944
BURIED AT: SECTION 13  SITE 14440-2
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 8 December 2007
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