Benjamin H. Britt
Born 24 August 1923
Killed in Action 18 December 1944

Private First Class

Buried at Emma Jarnagin Cemetery, Morristown, Hamblen County, Tennessee

The Knoxville Journal, February 23, 1945
Pfc. Benjamin H. Britt, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Britt of Talbott, was killed in action Dec. 18 in Belgium, the War Department recently notified his parents. Private Britt entered the Army on March 1, 1944, and went overseas in July. He had seen service in England, France and Germany as well as Belgium. A 1942 graduate of White Pine High School, he is survived by his parents and a sister, Miss Maude Britt of Talbott.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 24 August 1923
  • Date of death: 18 December 1944
  • County: Jefferson
  • Hometown: Talbott
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Emma Jarnagin Cemetery, Morristown, Hamblen County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Middle Panel
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