Benson, William Wallace, Maj

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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary MOS
0702-Air Defense Officer
Last MOSGroup
Air Defense
Primary Unit
1942-1942, 0702, 6th Defense Bn
Service Years
1918 - 1942

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1901
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Springfield
Last Address
Springfield

Casualty Date
Jun 04, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Midway Islands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
MIA

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 Unit Assignments
5th Marine RegimentMarDet USS Brooklyn (CL-40)2nd Defense BnUSMC (United States Marine Corps)
  1929-1931, 5th Marine Regiment
  1933-1937, MarDet USS Brooklyn (CL-40)
  1940-1940, 2nd Defense Bn
  1941-1942, 0702, 2nd Defense Bn
  1942-1942, 0702, 6th Defense Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1914-1919 US Occupation of Nicaragua
  1941-1941 World War II/American Theater
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was a mustane,he started out as a Pvt and work his way up to a Maj.

His unit was:HD & SERV. BTRY, 6th Defence Bn
   
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