CHARLES E. BENNETT

BENNETT,CHARLES
CHARLES E. BENNETT

CHARLES E. BENNETT

The Honorable Charles E. Bennett was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 22 November 1942, class number 108. His first duty assignment was as Assistant to Assistant Chief of Staff, G-2 Section, Headquarters IV Corps, Camp Beauregard, Louisiana. | Subsequent duty assignments include: Regiment 1 and R Platoon, Headquarters Company 123 Infantry, 33rd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington; Platoon Leader, Anti Tank Company, 123 Infantry, 33rd Division, Camp Clipper, California and Hawaii; Platoon Leader, Anti-Tank Company, 123 Infantry, 33rd Division, New Guinea; Platoon Leader, Anti Tank Company, 123 Infantry, 33rd Division, Philippines. | His awards and decorations include the Silver Star, Bronze Star and Combat Infantryman Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Honorable

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Graduation Year

    1942

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1959

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00006