Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II


Captain, U. S. Army. Home address: Sperry, Tulsa County. Mrs. Helen G. Bennett, Wife, Sperry. Born February 4, 1911. Enlisted September 16, 1940. Decorations : Silver Star; Order of the Purple Heart. Member of the Oklahoma National Guard, enlisted May 27, 1927; advanced from rank of sergeant to Second Lieutenant on June 3, 1933, and successively in rank later, to Captain in the National Guard on October 1, 1935; graduated from Field Artillery School in 1936. Served in the Field Artillery of the 45th Division. Died July 9, 1944, in action on Saipan, Marianas Islands.

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