Grave marker for Benjamin
S. Mandeville in Plot 311, 0, 522 of the Florida National Cemetery,
Bushnell (Sumter county), Florida.
Benjamin was a native of
Kansas and entered service on 10 July 1941. He was assigned as a
2nd Lt in the Service Company, 508th before being transferred to the
Infantry Replacement Training Center at Camp Wheeler, GA on 8 September
1943. Based on his grave marker inscription he did not advance
beyond the grade of 2nd Lt.
the war he was an auditor as shown on a December 21, 1951 KLM airlines
manifest (see line 15) when he returned from Amsterdam to New York Ciyon
flight KL 631.