Grave marker for Garland B. Blauvelt in
the Center Cemetery, Lometa (Lampasas), Texas.
Pvt Blauvelt joined the 508th on 2
March 1944 while the regiment was in its waning days at Camp Cromore,
Northern Ireland. He was assigned to Company B.
Pvt Blauvelt participated in the jump into Normandy on
D-Day, 6 June 1944.
in an automobile crash on 17 Jan 1954 which occurred as the result of
brake failure. He died the following day of a cerebral hemorrhage.