Cross, Marquis Benjamin, S/Sgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Signal Corps
Last Primary MOS
778-Radio Mechanic, AACS
Last MOS Group
Signal Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 778, US Army Air Force (USAAF)
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Staff Sergeant


Two Service Stripes



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1901
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Parsons
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Dec 31, 1959
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II World War I Victory Button


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
STAFF SERGEANT MARQUIS BENJAMIN CROSS WORKED AS A COAL MINER NEAR DAVIS WEST VIRGINIA AND HAD PREVIOUSLY SERVED IN THE ARMY FOR 3 YEARS 5 MONTHS AND 24 DAYS DURING WW1 SERVING IN FRANCE BEFORE HE ENLISTED IN THE USAAF ON 24 DECEMBER 1942. AFTER ATTENDING AIRWAY COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM SCHOOL AT SCOTT FIELD ILLINOIS HE WAS SENT TO AUSTRALIA ON 15 OCTOBER 1943.  WHILE IN THE PACIFIC HE SERVED WITH 141ST ARMY AIRWAYS COMMUNICATIONS SQUADRON UNTIL 4 SEPTEMBER 1945. ON 10 SEPTEMBER 1945 S/SGT CROSS WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED. THE SOCIAL SECURITY DEATH INDEX LISTS HIS DATE OF PASSING AS DECEMBER OF 1959.
   
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 Ribbon Bar

Rifle
Pistol
Signal

 
 Unit Assignments
US Army Air Force (USAAF)
  1942-1945, 778, US Army Air Force (USAAF)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I
  1942-1945 World War II
  1943-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
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