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Scott, Bejima, (Benjamin) Arthur

Rank and Name, Aviation Ordnanceman First Class Benjiman (Benjamin) Arthur Scott.

Unit/Placed in, USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

Benjamin is born approx. on 24 Oct. 1912 in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

Father, Harlie Agan Scott.

Mother, Clara Ellen (Atkins) Scott.

Sister(s), Vida Bell, Bessie Mae, Lula Ruth and Mary Alice Scott.

Brother(s), Jezzie Emmet, Willie Ozell, Harlie Adolphus, Horace Edward, Roy Lee and Jack W. Scott.

Spouse, Illa Mae Scott.

 

Benjamin enlisted the service in Oklahoma with service number # 3934234.

 

Benjamin was KIA when the USS Liscome Bay was sunk by the Japanese Sub I-175 on Nov. 24, 1943, he is honored with a 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.

 

is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/CVE-56.html

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LZD9-QR2

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

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

Website,

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

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

USS Liscome Bay (CVE56) Carrier
USS Liscome Bay struck by Japanese Torpedoes
USS Liscome Bay burning from Japanese Torpedoe struck
Japanese Submarine I-175
Benjamin Arthur Scott
His rank Aviation Ordnanceman First Class