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In Memory Honor Roll

While their names are not on The Wall, they are never forgotten. The In Memory Honor Roll recognizes those who served in the Vietnam War and later died as a result of their service. Click here to learn more about the In Memory program and how to add someone to the Honor Roll.

Christopher Benedict

  • Name:Christopher Blair Benedict
  • Date of Birth:01/21/1949
  • Date of Death:09/21/1997
  • Home of Record:Albequerque
  • State:New Mexico
  • Branch of Service:Marine Corps
  • Biography:Christopher Blair Benedict, "Benny," served two tours with the Marine Corps in Vietnam between August 1969 and September 1971. After his return home, Chris suffered from many physical and emotional wounds. His suffering ended on September 21, 1997.

    “We do not have to worry about Chris anymore. There is no more pain.”

James Bennett

  • Name:James Edwin Bennett
  • Date of Birth:04/28/1947
  • Date of Death:08/05/1994
  • Home of Record:Chicopee
  • State:Massachusetts
  • Branch of Service:Air Force
  • Biography:James Edwin Bennett served with the Air Force in Vietnam from December 1969 to December 1970. Three years after his return home, Jim was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma caused by his exposure to Agent Orange in country. He fought against his illness for 20 long, hard years until his death on August 5, 1994. Jim loved music and played his guitar even in Vietnam. He was an excellent teacher, a hard worker who took pride in all he did.

George Bennett

  • Name:George Worden Bennett Jr.
  • Date of Birth: 03/06/1932
  • Date of Death: 01/23/2003
  • Home of Record: Cleveland
  • State: Oklahoma
  • Branch of Service: Army
  • Biography:
    George W. Bennett, Jr. attended Fort Hayes State University for 3 years and Polk Vocational Technical Center in Lakeland Florida. George had a 23-year career in the United States Army serving in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He retired from the army in 1975 with the rank of Master Sergeant. For 10 of his army years he served in a joint command and spent time working with 21 governments in 4 languages. His varied army assignments took him and his family around the globe from the islands of th...
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  • In Memory

    Posted on 10/11/11
    Never Forgotten