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Benson, Pvt. Herbert C.


Pvt. Herbert Carl Benson 
Born: 18 May 1926 – Chicago, Illinois 
Parents: Axel Benson and Florence Nelson-Benson 
Siblings: 1 brother 
– 7814 West Cresset Drive – Elmwood Park, Illinois 
– John Mills Grade School – Elmwood Park 
– Proviso Township High School 
Graduating Class: 1944 
Selective Service Registration: 19 May 1944
Contact Person: Alex H. Benson – father
– registered while he was in high school
– 8 November 1944 
– U. S. Army 
– Serial Number: 36923257 
– Camp Blending, Florida 
– Fort Benning, Georgia 
Units: paratrooper 
Died: 11 June 1945 
– killed by falling tree 
Buried: Elmwood Cemetery – River Grove, Illinois 
– 15 June 1945 

Benson Grave


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