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Sgt James Harvey Bennett, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1943
Cynthiana
Harrison County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1968, Vietnam

Assigned to the U.S. Air Force 14th Air Commando Squadron at Phan Rang Air Base, South Vietnam.

On February 14, 1968, USAF AC-47D "Spooky" gunship S/N 43-49859 departed Phan Rang Air Base on a close air support mission. The aircraft was shot down just five miles south of the air base, killing all eight of the aircrew on board:

Lt. Colonel Karl Merritt Waldron, Jr., Minneapolis, MN

Captain Edward Beeding Quill Jr, San Francisco, CA

Captain Thomas Joseph Margle, New Philadelphia, PA

Staff Sergeant Warren Mitchell Dixon, Catlettsburg, KY


Staff Sergeant Robert Kiyoshi Kawamura, Santa Clara, CA

Staff Sergeant Roger Gail Lee, Hinton OK

Sergeant James Harvey Bennett, Jr., Cynthiana, KY

Sergeant Brent John Tosh, Cocoa, FL
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Sgt Bennett's name appears on the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial at Panel 39E - Row 50.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Harvey Bennett (1917 - 1956)
  Catherine F Bennett (1917 - ____)
 
Burial:
Raven Creek Cemetery
Hinton
Harrison County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Rob
Originally Created by: John Boyd
Record added: Jan 20, 2010
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