Benton, John Lewis, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1943, USS Grampus (SS-207)
Service Years
1938 - 1943
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hamlet, NC
Last Address
Hamlet, NC

Casualty Date
Mar 05, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile-Body Not Recovered
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial - Manila, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
(cenotaph)

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Last Known Activity

The USS Grampus (SS-207) left on her sixth war patrol 11 February 1943, operating off of New Britain. There are conflicting accounts of when she was sunk but she was declared missing 3 March 1943, and struck from the Navy list on 21 June 1943. Lieutenant Junior Grade Benton was listed as Missing in Action and later declared dead 19 January 1946.
   
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Service number: 123299
   
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  1938-1941, United States Naval Academy
FromYear
1938
ToYear
1941

College
United States Naval Academy

Major
Engineering
   
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Contact Email
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Year Established
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Address
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Website
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Last Updated:Jan 19, 2010
   
   
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