Grave marker for Benito Menchaca in the
Our Lady Of Peace Plot, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth (Tarrant
Benito enlisted in the Army at Dallas,
TX on 24 November 1942 and was assigned to Company H, 508th PIR.
On 24 March 1944, Pvt Menchaca was
sent to the 130th General Hospital, Mansfield, England. On June
5th he was reported as being in the 184th General Hospital, Mansfield
but still attached to Company H.
However, on 29 December 1944 he was
transferred to the 4th General Hospital and did not return to the