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Birthdate & Date of Loss

Date of birth: December 10, 1918
Date of death: January 10, 1943
Age: 24

Lucky Bag

1942 Miltner LB.jpg

From the 1942 Lucky Bag:


B.G., Milt

Blaine is a fellow to envy! Not getting enough "juice" from academics, he studies radio for pleasure, tinkers with a homemade set when he is not writing letters. Another reason to envy him is his record of a letter per day without fail—the snake! Fortified with two years of college, "B.G." had few academic difficulties. He is always ready to lend a helping hand.

Fencing 4,2,1; Lacrosse 3; Movie Gang 2, 1; Boat Club 3; Radio Club 4; C.P.O.

The Class of 1942 graduated on December 19, 1941, less than two weeks after the United States entered World War II. The class had previously been scheduled to graduate in February 1942.


Blaine was lost when USS Argonaut (APS 1) was sunk on January 10, 1943 by Japanese destroyers.

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Blaine is one of 82 members of the Class of 1942 in Memorial Hall.
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