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  SCOTT, Bennett Lanneau

Rank:

Private First Class

 

 

Service Branch:

U.S. Army

Serial Number:

34517149

Division:

 

Regiment:

 

Function:

Paratrooper

Status:

Died non-battle in New York, of shrapnel wounds from 10 Nov 1944

Date of death:

March 24, 1945

Place of death:

 

Age at death:

22

Awards:

Not available

Burial 1:

Lake View Cemetery

Burial 2:

 

Grave number:

 

Cenotaph:


Born:

April 9, 1922

Hometown:

Lake View, South Carolina

Family:

Parents:
W. Ellis Scott (1882 - 1951)
Willie Williamson Scott (1887 - 11 Oct 1984)

Spouse:
Helen McCormick Scott

Children:


Siblings:
William Ellis Scott (1915 - 24 Feb 2004)

Additional information:

Records show that Bennett graduated from high school and worked on the family farm before the war. On Nov. 28, 1942 he married Helen McCormick before entering service on Dec. 5, 1942 at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.

 


Research by: Victoria Proctor, genealogist

Sources: Dillon County War Memorial, NARA World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing (1946), The Dillon Herald March 29, 1945 issue (report of death), tombstone

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