Born 13 March 1928
Died 21 September 1951
He is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport, TN

Private First Class Benton was a member of the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 13 March 1928
  • Date of death: 21 September 1951
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Kingsport
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Bottom Panel
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