Private First Class Ben H. Church was assigned to the 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division. On 2 September 1944 the 9th division was the first allied unit to begin the Liberation of Belgium.

PFC Church was killed in action on 6 September 1944. He is interred at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Belgium, located in G,1,15.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of death: 6 September 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 47th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Middle Panel
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