Kenneth Wade Bennett

Kenneth Wade Bennett

Birth
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 10 Nov 2012 (aged 26)
Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60 Site 10307
Memorial ID 100549685 · View Source
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Staff Sgt Kenneth W. Bennett, 26, of Glendora, Calif., died Nov. 10, in Sperwan Gar, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when he encountered an improvised explosive device during combat operations. He was assigned to the 53rd Ordnance Company (EOD), 3rd Ordnance Battalion (EOD), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Bennett, who joined the Army in 2004, was trained as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) specialist and died after sustaining injuries from an explosion during his third deployment to Afghanistan. He is survived by his parents Nancy and Ken Bennett, sister Rene, wife Mandi and 2-year-old daughter Lila Grace. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, if you wish to make a monetary donation to assist with travel and memorial service expenses, checks may be made out to Mandi Foster-Bennett or Ken and Nancy Bennett. They can be mailed to Nancy Bennett, 1223 Sierra View Drive, Glendora, CA 91740. A fundraiser and workout in honor of Bennett and fallen soldier Daniel L. Carlson will also take place at 10 a.m. Dec. 8 at Crossfit La Verne. The public is welcome to work out or attend to support the families of the soldiers. All donations will go directly to the families. For more information, call 909-450-9857. Published in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune on Nov 23, 2012. Bennett's parents, Ken and Nancy Bennett, are active members in the Glendora Yellow Ribbon project.

Gravesite Details Interred December 4, 2012

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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 11 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100549685
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kenneth Wade Bennett (25 Dec 1985–10 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100549685, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .