|Birth: ||Apr. 27, 1897|
|Death: ||Jul. 3, 1918, France|
United States World War I Marine. He served during World War I as a 2nd Lieutenant the 80th Company, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Division, AEF. He was mortally wounded on June 3, 1918 during the Battle of Belleau Woods, and died in a hospital on July 3, 1918 near Paris, France. He had been wounded in action two other times previous to his mortal wounding.
He lies buried in the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, France in Plot B, Row 7, Grave 59. A cenotaph was erected in his memory in his family's plot in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
George Bartleson Benners (1864 - 1934)
Sara Wright Benners (1871 - 1934)
Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement de l'Aisne
Plot: Plot B, Row 7, Grave 59.
Created by: Russ
Record added: Aug 02, 2010
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