Staff Sgt. Solomon Blechman, USMC
530 Palmer Avenue, Village of Mamaroneck

Age: 23
Mamaroneck Class of 1938
Union College Class of 1942
Third Division
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.

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