Erwin R. Bleckley
United States Army Medal of Honor recipientDied when: 23 years 280 days (285 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Erwin Russell Bleckley (December 30, 1894 – October 6, 1918) was a United States Army aviator during World War I, and posthumous recipient of the Medal of Honor, killed in action on October 6, 1918, near the "lost battalion".
Bleckley entered service as a member of the Kansas National Guard, was commissioned as an artillery officer, then volunteered for aviation training and duty.
His was one of four Medals of Honor awarded to members of the Air Service.
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