Veterans' Memorial Project

Perry Wright Blain

Springfield, MO

World War II

College: Communications

Graduation Year: Attended 1938

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 07/01/1917

Date of Death: 02/27/1943

Affiliations: Delta Tau Delta; Ma-Wan-Da; Sachem; Sigma Delta Chi; Tomahawk; Sports Editor, The Daily Illini; Freshman Varsity Tennis Squad; Student Alumni Association

Mr. Blain died in a plane crash in Vicksburg, Mississippi. He is buried at Section 34 Site 1425, Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri.

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