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Bernis Jr, Ben

Name and Rank, Private First Class Ben Bernis  Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 106th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division ”New York”.


James was born approx. on 4 June 1923 in Iberia Parish County, Louisiana.

Parents and Siblings, no record available.


He enlisted  the service at Florida with serial number 34150972.


Ben Bernis Jr. was KIA by mortar fire, during the Beach Assault on Eniwetok, on Feb 19, 1944, and he is honored with the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.



Ben is reburied at Saint Michaels Cemetery, Saint Martinville, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana.


Thanks to https://dmna.ny.gov/historic/reghist/wwii/infantry/27thInfDiv/27thInfDivMain.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

106th Infantry Regiment
27th Infantry Division
Landing Craft approaching the Eniwetok Beaches
Brining in Soldiers
Battle of Eniwetok Map
Eniwetok 1944
The First Capture
His rank Private First Class