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.