Tommie J. Blissett
Navarro County, Texas


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TOMMIE J. BLISSETT
Pvt. Tommie J. Blissett, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Blissett, of Corsicana, was born in Navarro County, Texas January 20, 1896.  He was educated in the public schools of that county.  On May 25, 1918, he entered the United States service and was trained at Camp Travis and Camp Bowie.  Was with Company M, 142nd Infantry, 36th Division, going overseas July 18, 1918, to France.  On September 27, 1918, his division left for the Champagne sector.  Commencing October 6th this division took active part in the operations of the French Fourth Army, advancing to the Aisne River.  Private Blisett was at the front twenty-six days.  Following the signing of the armistice was discharged May 30, 1919.

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