"S/Sgt Thomas H. Blankenship, husband of Mrs. Anna Blankenship and son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Blankenship of McKinney, Texas. A graduate of McKinney High School. Entered service February 15, 1943. Trained at Ft. Riley, Kansas. Attended University of South Dakota. Went overseas November 3, 1944 with the Third Army. Now in Austria. "
“Thomas H. Blankenship,” McKinney Public Library Digital History, accessed September 21, 2023, https://mckinneylibrary.omeka.net/items/show/561.