Belton Allen Bennett, Jr.
Lieutenant, Junior Grade, Navy
Hometown: Buckingham County
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: December 3, 1944
Died In: Ormoc Bay, Leyte, Philippine Islands
Awards: Purple Heart
He served aboard the USS Cooper DD-695 that was ultimately sunk by a torpedo. Graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1934 and the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 1938.