Name: Gregory Rea Benton, Jr.
Rank/Branch: Pfc E2/ US Marine Corps
Unit: Company D, 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division

Date of Birth: 19 November 1950
Home City of Record: Vallejo, CA
Date of Loss: 23 May 1969
Country of Loss: South Vietnam
Loss Co-ordinates: 160700N 1072000E
Status (in 1973): Missing in Action
Category: 3
Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: Ground

Other Personnel In Incident: (none missing)

Compiled by Homecoming II Project, 01 March 1991, from one or more of the following: raw data from U.S. Government Agency sources, correspondense with POW/MIA families, published sources, and interviews.Copyright 1991, Homecoming II Project.

On the day he was reported MIA,

Greg was last seen at 1500 Hours in the vicinity of Hill 891,
Quang Tri Province, RVN co-ordinates YD-158038

On the following page read the events that lead to Gregory's tragic loss......


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