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Fort Bliss National Cemetery

Cemetery

Detailed history

The Fort Bliss National Cemetery is a beautiful historic and water-wise National Cemetery located on 83 acres adjacent to Fort Bliss Army Post. Passing through the old gate and past the main flagpole on the tree lined avenue, visitors will have a spectacular view of the cemetery, rostrum, and thousands of stately grave markers framed by the Franklin mountains to the West.

Buried or commemorated

  • Martin Bachicha

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak burst and crashed N of St Pol, FR on a mission to Wizernes, FR on 19 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-31926 'Lovell's Hovel'. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Byron Johnson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Graft on 6 Feb 45 in B-24 #42110188

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 December 2020 03:28:04 466thHistorian Created entry with name, latitude, longitude and history
Sources

https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/ftbliss.asp

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