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 Benjamin Augustus McChesney

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Benjamin Augustus McChesney

Birth
Death
1 Jan 1943 (aged 24)
At Sea
Burial
Buried or Lost at Sea
Memorial ID
144232457 View Source

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 Combat Bar with a Star.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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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 Combat Bar with a Star.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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