Corp Benjamin George Baum

Corp Benjamin George Baum

Birth
Grasonville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland, USA
Death 27 Jun 1942 (aged 23)
Philippines
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
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Memorial ID 56774700 · View Source
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Benjamin served as a Corporal, Company B, 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in the District of Columbia prior to the war.

Benjamin was "Killed While A POW" of the Japanese during the war while a POW at Camp #1 - Cabanatuan 1-2-3, Nueva Province, Luzon, Philippines 15-121.

He was awarded the "Silver Star" and the Purple Heart.

His remains have not been recovered.

Service # 265672

Son of Mrs. Lillian Sutherland who resided in Rison, Maryland.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Gravesite Details Entered the service from D.C.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56774700
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Benjamin George Baum (29 Apr 1919–27 Jun 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56774700, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .