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 John Anastasius Benavides, Jr

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John Anastasius Benavides, Jr

  • Birth 6 Dec 1931 New York, USA
  • Death 6 Jul 1988 Texas, USA
  • Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Plot 8A, 0, 1546
  • Memorial ID 67515534

John enlisted into the US Navy on 25 March 1954 and was still serving as of 1 September 1972 as he was awarded his third award of the Navy Good Conduct Medal on that date. In September 1972 his Navy rate was Utilitiesman 3rd Class (UT3) and serving with the Seebees.

Some of his early assignments were with the U.S. Navy Mobile Construction Battalion One, New York, NY. U.S. Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA. U.S. Receiving Station, Norfolk, VA. U.S. Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Six, Guanatanamo Bay, Cuba and the United States Naval Training Center Bainbridge, MD.

John served in Korea and Vietnam.


Inscription

JOHN A
BENAVIDES JR
UT3
US NAVY
KOREA
VIETNAM
DEC 6 1931
JUL 6 1988


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  • Created by: Charles M. Mayes
  • Added: 27 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67515534
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Anastasius Benavides, Jr (6 Dec 1931–6 Jul 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67515534, citing Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Charles M. Mayes (contributor 46971371) .