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EM3 Donald Bennett
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Birth: unknown
Death: Nov. 13, 1942, At Sea

Donald served as a Electrician's Mate Third Class, U.S.S. Juneau (CL-52), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Nebraska prior to the war.

Donald was declared "Missing In Action" in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal during the war.

The Juneau, in the early morning hours in near pitch darkness, was first struck on the port side by a torpedo causing a severe list. The Juneau, once dawn broke, then tried to return to Espiritu Santo for repairs along with the battle damaged U.S.S. Helena and U.S.S. San Francisco, when the Juneau was again hit by a torpedo from Japanese I-26 causing her to sink.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 3934150

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Tablets Of The Missing
 
Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56786871
EM3 Donald Bennett
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Apr. 8, 2016
Thank you for your sacrifice for our freedom, EM3 Bennett.
- rosie mcnaughton
 Added: Mar. 21, 2010
AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION Donald Bennett Electrician's Mate, Third Class, U.S. NavyService # 3934150United States Navy Entered the Service from: NebraskaDied: 13-Nov-42Missing in Action or Buried at SeaTablets of the Missing at Manila American...(Read more)
- Loren Bender
 Added: Aug. 12, 2009
 
 
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