Benjamin A McChesney

Benjamin A McChesney

Birth
Death 1 Jan 1943
At Sea
Burial Body lost at sea
Memorial ID 144232457 · View Source
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Benjamin served as a Able Seaman, S.S. Arthur Middleton, Merchant Marines during World War II.

He resided in Lewis, Sussex County, Delaware prior to the war.

Benjamin was declared "Missing In Action" when the Arthur Middleton was torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-73 (Deckert) at 1411 GMT on January 1, 1943 about three miles off Oran, Algeria during the war.

He was awarded the Mariner's Medal.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 27 Mar 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 144232457
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin A McChesney (unknown–1 Jan 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 144232457, ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) Body lost at sea.