Virginia Heroes

James William Benson

Private First Class, Army

Born: August 23, 1922
Hometown: Staunton, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: November 17, 1944

Served with the 464th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, 17th Airborne Division. Prisoner of War. Another POW reported that he was shot while trying to escape.

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