|Birth: ||May 1, 1941|
|Death: ||Jul. 29, 1967|
Robert was killed in the explosion and fire on the USS Forrestal in Vietnam.
He was one of the 134 men killed in the 1967 USS Forrestal fire. It was a devastating fire and series of chain-reaction explosions on 29 July 1967, that not only killed 134 sailors, but injured 161 on the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CVA-59), after an electrical anomaly discharged a Zuni rocket on the flight deck. Forrestal was engaged in combat operations in the Gulf of Tonkin during the Vietnam War at the time.
William Henry Bennett (1899 - 1979)
Velma Roselee Gibson Bennett (1901 - 2000)
Yvonne Bennett (1928 - 1952)*
Robert Lewis Bennett (1941 - 1967)
Colorado AMH2 US Navy Vietnam
Created by: Scotti McCarthy
Record added: Aug 29, 2009
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