Dewey Whitley Lambdin
Born 1 September 1909, Kentucky

Lieutenant Lambdin was a crew member of the aircraft carrier USS Bennington (CVA-20), cruising in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. On May 26, 1954, a launching catapult exploded killing him and 101 fellow crewmen.

Lieutenant Lambdin’s name is not engraved on the East Tennessee Veterans Memorial.

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