Benson, William Wallace, Maj

Fallen
 
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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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World War II/American Theater
Start Year
1941
End Year
1945

Description
Defense of American Interests and American property and territories.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1941
To Year
1941
 
Last Updated:
Mar 22, 2017
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (1/1), 1st Marine Regiment

10th Marine Regiment

1st Combat Engineer Bn

2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)

3rd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2), 2nd Marine Regiment

USS PRESIDENT JACKSON (T-AP-18)

MARDET USS Los Angeles (CA-135)

VMB-443

 
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  • Anderson, Edwin Pershing, Cpl, (1940-1944)
  • Anderson, Robert Louis, PFC, (1940-1944)
  • Armitage, Gerard Thomas, Col, (1939-1962)
  • Asher, Doyle Hugh, Cpl, (1938-1942)
  • Augustyn, Anthony Andrew, Cpl, (1937-1944)
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  • Avery, Harvey Ferris, GySgt, (1938-1943)
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  • Bair, Frederick Franklin, HM3, (1941-1942)
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  • Beggs, Willis Oregon, SSgt, (1938-1943)
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  • Benson, Edwin Francis, Pvt, (1940-1943)
  • Berg, Elmer Gustaf, Sgt, (1938-1942)
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  • Berwanger, George Michael J., Sgt, (1935-1942)
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