Benjamin Holmes Hodges

Second Lieutenant Benjamin Holmes Hodges

Contributed by Benjamin Smart
Mentored by Mr. Kenneth Tucker
Rockdale County High School
2012-2013
Unit:

78th Fighter Group, 82nd Fighter Squadron

Branch: U.S. Army Air Corps
Service Number: O-818485
Date of Birth: January 24, 1921
Entered the Military: September 8, 1942
Date of Death: June 20, 1944
Hometown: Reynolds, Georgia
Place of Death: Rouy-le-Petit, near Nesle, France
Award(s): Purple Heart
Cemetery: Plot G, Row 12, Grave 8, Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France

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