Staff Sgt. Solomon Blechman,
530 Palmer Avenue, Village of Mamaroneck
Mamaroneck Class of 1938
Union College Class of 1942
Awards: Purple Heart
Sgt. Blechman, a Marine Corps combat correspondent, was fatally wounded
as he hit the beach with the Third Division on Guam on July 21, 1944.
Evacuated to a hospital ship, he died the same day and was buried at
sea. Sgt. Blechman is listed on the Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu
Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.