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Last name: BENTON
First name: JOHNNY WILLIAM
Home of Record (official): JEROME
State (official): ID
Date of Birth: Wednesday, May 14, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: 1LT
Serial Number: O5254228
Component: Reserve
Pay grade: O2
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 1981
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Air Cavalry Troop

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Monday, October 21, 1968
Date of Casualty: Monday, November 25, 1968
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Crew member - Helicopter)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 38W - Row 054

--- Interment ---

JOHNNY WILLIAM BENTON

Jerome Cemetery
Jerome, Jerome County , ID 83338
Grave: 2-E-49