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Lieut Horace Dan "Jack" Bennett
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1921
Crawford
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1945

Son of Horace and Anne Bennett.
Grandson of Robert and Marcella Bennett.

Census records:
1930 Crawford, McLennan County, Texas:
Horace D Bennett (38, Tx) Head General Store manager.
Annie E (38, Tx) Wife, married 25 years.
Horace D (9, Tx) Son

2nd Lieutenant Horace Dan Bennett, Jr. of the 73rd Fighter Squadron, 318th Fighter Group, Enlisted 8 Mar 1943 in Dallas, Texas joining the Army Air Corps. He had 3 years of college and was single at the time. Has a monument in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Air Medal and others awards posthumously.

He is credited with .5 kills 5 Jan 1945.

According to his marker he was a P-38 Pilot lost while flying a rescue mission over the Pacific.

He also has a memorial at the Punchbowl in Hawaii. 
 
Burial:
Crawford Cemetery *
Crawford
McLennan County
Texas, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Created by: Mark Dutton
Record added: Jun 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70846952
Lieut Horace Dan Jack Bennett
Added by: Mark Dutton
 
Lieut Horace Dan Jack Bennett
Added by: Mark Dutton
 
Lieut Horace Dan Jack Bennett
Added by: Mark Dutton
 
 
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God bless you and thank you for your service to our great country!
- Mark Dutton
 Added: Jun. 5, 2011
Thank you for serving our country.
- Dee
 Added: Jun. 5, 2011
 
 
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