Gilman, Benjamin Arthur "Ben"

Date of birth:
December 6th, 1922 (Poughkeepsie/New York, United States)
Date of death:
December 17th, 2016 (Poughkeepsie/New York, United States)
Buried on:
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
Plot: XXXIV. Row: AA. Grave: 29.
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Unit:
19th Bombardment Group, U.S. Army Air Forces
Action:
For completing 35 missions over Japan.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Unit:
19th Bombardment Group, U.S. Army Air Forces
Details:
Oak Leaf Cluster
Air Medal (AM)

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