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


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Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1901
 
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Home Town
Parsons
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Dec 31, 1959
 
Location of Interment
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Honorably Discharged WW II World War I Victory Button


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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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   1942-1945, 778, US Army Air Force (USAAF)

Staff Sergeant
From Month/Year
December / 1942
To Month/Year
September / 1945
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Rank
Staff Sergeant
MOS
778-Radio Mechanic AACS
Location
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Country/State
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Wojcinski, Frank (Francis), T/4, (1942-1945) SC AAF 182 Technician Fourth Grade
Corrall, Joseph P., Cpl, (1942-1945) SC 238 Corporal
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Cunningham, George E., Cpl, (1942-1944) SC AAF 178 Corporal
Lochiner, John Joseph, Cpl, (1942-1945) SC 945 Corporal
Compston, Roger, PFC, (1942-1945) SC 756 Private First Class
Weaver, Walter Reed, MG, (1908-1943) AV AAF 1065 Major General
Roosevelt, Elliott, BG, (1940-1945) AV 1980 Brigadier General
Dyess, William Edwin, LTC, (1936-1943) AV AAF 1056 Lieutenant Colonel
Holstrom, Everett Wayne, LTC, (1939-1947) AV AAF 1063 Lieutenant Colonel
Lynch, Thomas J., LTC, (1940-1944) AV AAF 1081 Lieutenant Colonel
Mathis, Peyton Spottswood, LTC, (1940-1944) AV 1981 Lieutenant Colonel
Pound, William Roy, LTC, (1940-1947) AV AAF 1091 Lieutenant Colonel
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Gordon, Matthew Michael, MAJ, (1939-1945) AV AAF 1056 Major
Griscom, Charles, MAJ, (1942-1944) EN AAF 295 Major
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Lawson, Ted W., MAJ, (1940-1945) AV AAF 1082 Major
MacDonald, Charles Henry, COL, (1938-1947) AV AAF 1058 Major
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Watson, Harold Francis, MAJ, (1939-1947) AV AAF 1082 Major
Whittaker, Roy Eugene, MAJ, (1941-1947) AV AAF 1081 Major
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Brown, Robert Hawthorne, CPT, (1942-1943) AV AAF 1036 Captain
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Macy, Ruben W., CPT, (1942-1956) AV AAF 1058 Captain
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