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Harold Whittle Blakeley
Major General, United States Army
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Biography And Gravesite Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs: June 2007

Harold Whittle Blakeley (1893-1966)

Born in Malden, Massachusetts on December 29, 1893. Attended Boston University 1915-1917. Commissioned in the Field Artillery in 1917. Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1936. Instructor at the Field Artillery School 1936-1938. Graduated from the Army War College in 1939. Instructor at the Command and General Staff School 1939-1940. Commander of 6th Field Artillery 1940-1941.

Commander of 5th Armored Division Artillery 1941-1942. Brigadier General in June 1942. Commanding General of Combat Command "A", 5th Armored Division 1942-1943. Commanding General of 4th Infantry Division Artillery, then 4th Infantry Division 1944-1946. Major General in March 1945. Retired in April 1946.

Decorations included the Silver Star, Legion of Merit and Bronze Star.

Died on May 10, 1966.
 
HW Blakeley Gravesite PHOTO

BLAKELEY, HAROLD WHITTLE
Major General, United States Army
 DATE OF BIRTH: 12/29/1893
 DATE OF DEATH: 05/10/1966
 BURIED AT: SECTION 9  SITE 5870
 ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BLAKELEY, JEANNE DE LA VILLEBEUVRE W/O HAROLD W
DATE OF DEATH: 05/24/1940
 BURIED AT: SECTION 9  SITE 5870 ES
 ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY 

BLAKELEY, JEANNE DE LA VILLABEUV
DATE OF DEATH: 05/24/1940
BURIED AT: SECTION 9  SITE 5870
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BLAKELEY, LOUISE DEL
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/10/1897
DATE OF DEATH: 04/10/1978
BURIED AT: SECTION 9  SITE 5870
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted:  18 June 2007
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