Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

BLASS, ALPHUS R

Private, First Class, U. S. Army. Home address: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County. Harry A. Blass, Father , 3920 South Harvey St., Oklahoma City. Born August 28, 1912. Enlisted March 4, 1941. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart awarded posthumously. Attended Capitol Hill High School, Oklahoma City. Sailed for duty overseas in June, 1943, and served in combat in the Seventh Mechanized Cavalry in the Admiralty Islands. Died October 21, 1944, in action on Leyte, Philippine Islands.

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