Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate First Class Benoit Bernhard Audibert.
Unit/Placed in, Naval Combat Demolition Training and Experimental Base, United States Navy.
Benoit is born approx. on 1916 in Fort Kent, Maine.
Father, Vincent B. Audibert.
Mother, Catherine (Morin) Audibert.
Sister(s), Rosa M. Jeanne A. Theresa C and Ann M. Audibert.
Brother(s), Reginald G. Clade A. and Leon Paul A. Audibert.
Benoit enlisted the service in Maine with service number # 2088410.
Benoit was KIA during the Landing with the 5th Amphibious Force at Leyte on 18 Oct. 1944, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Benoit is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.nsw.navy.mil/NSW/History/#:~:text=In%20February%201944%2C%20the%20Naval,34%20UDT%20teams%20were%20established.&text=Four%20UDT%20personnel%20acted%20as%20wave%2Dguides%20for%20the%20Marine%20landing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com