Grave marker for Bryon R. Bennett in
Section C, Row 18, Site 36, Maine Mount Vernon Road Veterans Memorial
Cemetery, Augusta (Kennebec county), Maine.
a native of Maine, first enlisted in the Army at Fort Preble, Portland,
ME on 10 July 1939.
Pvt Bennett married Phyllis A Eliason in Portland, ME but that marriage
did not last.
Sgt Bennett was transferred from the 17th Airborne Division to
Company G, 578th PIR on 21 August 1945.
Byron re-enlisted on 26 February 1946 and, having returned home, married
Betty B. Marson in Portland, ME on 18 August 1946.
He retired as a Master Sgt on 1 February 1960.