Burnell I. Benson

Male 1913 - 1978  (64 years)


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  • Name Burnell I. Benson 
    Born 24 Dec 1913  Colegrove, McKean Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 16 Nov 1942  Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    World War II
    US Army
    While in Action 12Mar1945 in Germany suffered the loss of both legs
    Received decorations: Purple Heart, EAME Ribbon with Bronze Star, Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, and Good Conduct Medal. 
    Died Oct 1978  Warren Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I39252  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2013 

    Father Charles Magnus Benson,   b. 30 Aug 1858, Halmstad, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, Norwich, McKean Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Martina Olofina Hanson,   b. 22 Jun 1866, Horton, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1946, Colegrove, McKean Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married ca 1883 
    Family ID F13935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edna Mae Shurwin 
    Married Feb 1947 
    Family ID F13947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Dec 1913 - Colegrove, McKean Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - World War II US Army While in Action 12Mar1945 in Germany suffered the loss of both legs Received decorations: Purple Heart, EAME Ribbon with Bronze Star, Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, and Good Conduct Medal. - 16 Nov 1942 - Erie, Erie Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Oct 1978 - Warren Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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