John R. Bennett - Obituary

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John R. Bennett - Obituary - ieep ran off a'bridge. According :o the...
ieep ran off a'bridge. According :o the dispatch he died of a rup- ured heart and asphyxiation'trau- matic. Bennett enlisted in the Army in !942 and served in the South Pacific Pacific during World War II, with most of the time spent^in New Guinea where he was a member of «in nfantry_. unit. He received an honorable discharge discharge in • January of 1945, bul after-a short stay: at home, during which time he .was employed al :he Bethlehem Concentrator' Plant, le. reenlistefl .with the intention oi staying in the service until retire- merit.' In a letter dated October 26, Bennett related to his, mother thai tie expected to be possibly before the , home soon firs'; of the year. At .the time of .his. accident, Bennett had spent eleven months in Korea. • >-.-.-" -.-Before -.-Before entering the.service Bennett Bennett attended, the; St.- Mary's sehoo and: ,"was ' employed . byS;.the Con centrator •-.Plant:' He'Twas ."a meni ber of 'St. : MaryVTIalHolic Church the Eagles arid Jtopse, Young Dem pcratic •Club arid-the Veterans o Foreign Wars. :'•-•• •'.""', . Aside/from his = mother . he-, .is survived^ by -a : :sdri, 'Timothy, 6 Lebanon. He was 'the son of the late, Thomas J. .Bennett, .who v. _. associated with Bennett arid Ran dall.contractors. Preceding hini in death seven years ago was brother, Thomas Bennett;. • i A

Clipped from Lebanon Daily News14 Nov 1951, WedPage 1

Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, Pennsylvania)14 Nov 1951, WedPage 1
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