BENFIELD, Quinton H

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BENFIELD, Quinton Harold

Servicenumber: 33371396

 

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Age: 24
Born: 15 January 1921, Topton, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Hometown: Hamburg, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Family: Morris Benfield (foster father)
Elmira F. Benfield (foster mother)
Rank: Private First Class
Function: Not available
Regiment: 180th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division - Transport: 45th Infantry Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 18 April 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Near Nürnberg, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot D, Row 21, Grave 36
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Lorraine
Biography: -
Other information: Pfc Quinton H. Benfield enlisted in Allentown, Pennsylvania on 7 November 1942.

On July 2, 1923 Quinton H. Keller was adopted by the Benfields.

Source of information: Peter Schouteten, www.abmc.govwww.wwiimemorial.com, www.archives.gov - WWII Enlistment Record, www.ancestry.com - Headstone and Interment Record / Pennsylvania Veteran Compensation Application Files WWII, http://www.45thdivision.org  
Photo source: -

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