Corporal T/5, US Army, World War Two. Died in Belgium.
The following information is kindly provided by Mike Huggins:
Tec/5 Elmo E. Benevedes served with the Headquarters Battery of the 119th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion (Mobile), US Third Army, European Theater of Operations, in World War II. He died of wounds that resulted from a crash and explosion of a French B-26 or A-26 bomber into the position of A Battery (119th AAA) on 23 January 1945, near the Quatre-Vents cross-roads, a few miles north of Arlon, Belgium. He was on duty, driving a supply truck to A Battery's position, at the time of the crash. He was with the Battalion from before the time of their landing in Normandy, France, at Utah Beach on July 8, 1944.
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