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Rank and Name, Mess Attendant First Class Benjamin Charles Ellis.
Unit/Placed in, USS Monssen (DD-436) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Benjamin is born approx. no record available in Byron, Georgia.
Grandmother, Mettie Ellis.
Benjamin enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # 2683863.
Benjamin was KIA when the USS Monssen was hit by many Shells from the Japanese Navy during the Battle at Guadalcanal on Nov. 13, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Benjamin is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Philippine Scouts Heritage Society,http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/
Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org
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