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Sgt Frederick A Bennett

Sgt Frederick A Bennett

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 28 May 1942 (aged 26)
Philippines
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot L, Row 7, Grave 90
Memorial ID 56786873 · View Source
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Son of Edward B. & Gertrude A. Bennett.

Frederick served as a 91st Bomber Squadron, 27th Bomber Group, Light, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Grafton County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on December 31, 1940, prior to the war, in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a mechanic and also as Single, without dependents.

He was taken prisoner in the capture of the Bataan Peninsula & Corregidor, Philippine Islands in April & May, 1942. He was held at Japanese POW Camp 4, O'donnel, Tarlac, Luzon, Philippines 15-120.

Frederick "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart & the Prisoner Of War Medal.

Service # 11014890

He also has a "Cenotaph" in the Wells Cemetery, Canaan, New Hampshire.
" Click Here " for that record.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56786873
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Frederick A Bennett (27 Sep 1915–28 May 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56786873, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .