Benchley, Edmund Nathaniel, 2LT

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant (Infantry)
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last MOS Group
Branch Immaterial (Officer)
Primary Unit
1898-1898, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1894 - 1898

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Second Lieutenant (Infantry)



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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1876
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Worcester
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 01, 1898
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Cuba
Conflict
Spanish-American War/Battle of San Juan Hill
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
N, 16

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   1898-1898, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment

First Lieutenant (Infantry)
From Month/Year
April / 1898
To Month/Year
July / 1898
Unit
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Rank
First Lieutenant (Infantry)
MOS
Not Specified
Location
San Juan Hill
Country/State
Cuba
 
 
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 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment Details

1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment
                                     Lineage And Honors Information

6th Infantry
(The Regulars)

Lineage and Honors Information as of 7 May 1997

 

6th Infantry Lineage
 

Constituted 11 January 1812 in the Regular Army as the 11th Infantry
 

Organized March-May 1812 in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Connecticut
 

Consolidated May-October 1815 with the 25th Infantry (constituted 26 June 1812) and the 27th, 29th, and 37th Infantry (all constituted 29 January 1813) to form the 6th Infantry
 

Consolidated 1 May 1869 with the 42d Infantry, Veteran Reserve Corps (constituted 21 September 1866), and consolidated unit designated as the 6th Infantry
 

Assigned 18 November 1917 to the 5th Division
 

Relieved in August 1921 from assignment to the 5th Division
 

Assigned 24 March 1923 to the 6th Division
 

Relieved 16 October 1939 from assignment to the 6th Division
 

Reorganized 15 July 1940 as the 6th Infantry (Armored) and assigned to the 1st Armored Division
 

Redesignated 1 January 1942 as the 6th Armored Infantry
 

Regiment broken up 20 July 1944 and its elements reorganized and redesignated as elements of the 1st Armored Division as follows:
 

6th Armored Infantry (less 2d and 3d Battalions) as the 6th Armored Infantry Battalion 2d Battalion as the 11th Armored Infantry Battalion 3d Battalion as the 14th Armored Infantry Battalion
 

After 20 July 1944 the above units underwent changes as follows:
 

6th Armored Infantry Battalion converted and redesignated 1 May 1946 as the 12th Constabulary Squadron; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 1st Armored Division and assigned to the 1st Constabulary Regiment Inactivated 20 September 1947 in Germany Converted and redesignated 10 October 1950 as the 6th Infantry (less 2d and 3d Battalions) and relieved from assignment to the 1st Constabulary Regiment
 

11th Armored Infantry Battalion converted and redesignated 1 May 1946 as the 11th Constabulary Squadron; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 1st Armored Division and assigned to the 1st Constabulary Regiment Inactivated 20 September 1947 in Germany Converted and redesignated 7 April 1949 as the 11th Armored Infantry Battalion and relieved from assignment the 1st Constabulary Regiment Redesignated 10 October 1950 as the 2d Battalion, 6th Infantry
 

14th Armored Infantry Battalion converted and redesignated 1 May 1946 as the 14th Constabulary Squadron; concurrently relieved from assignment to the 1st Armored Division and assigned to the 15th Constabulary Regiment Inactivated 20 December 1948 in Germany and relieved from assignment to the 15th Constabulary Regiment; concurrently converted and redesignated as the 14th Armored Infantry Battalion and assigned to the 1st Armored Division Redesignated 10 December 1950 as the 3d Battalion, 6th Infantry, and relieved from assignment to the 1st Armored Division
 

6th Infantry activated 16 October 1950 in Germany
 

Reorganized 1 June 1958 as a parent regiment under the Combat Arms Regimental System
 

Withdrawn 16 June 1989 from the Combat Arms Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System
 

6th Infantry Honors
 

Campaign Participation Credit
 

War of 1812: Canada; Chippewa; Lundy's Lane
 

Mexican War: Vera Cruz; Cerro Gordo; Churubusco; Molino del Rey; Chapultepec
 

Civil War: Peninsula; Manassas; Antietam; Fredericksburg; Chancellorsville; Gettysburg; Virginia 1862
 

Indian Wars: Seminoles; Black Hawk; Little Big Horn; Cheyennes; Utes; South Dakota 1823;
Kansas 1829; Nebraska 1855; Kansas 1857; North Dakota 1872; North Dakota 1873; Montana 1879

War with Spain: Santiago
 

Philippine Insurrection: Jolo; Negros 1899; Panay 1900
 

Mexican Expedition: Mexico 1916-1917
 

World War I: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Alsace 1918; Lorraine 1918
 

World War II: Algeria-French Morocco (with arrowhead); Tunisia; Naples-Foggia; Anzio; Rome-Arno; North Apennines; Po Valley
 

Vietnam: Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I
 

Armed Forces Expeditions: Panama
 

Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait; Cease-Fire
 

Decorations
 

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for ORAN, ALGERIA
 

Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for MT. PORCHIA
 

Valorous Unit Award for LO GIANG
 

Valorous Unit Award for PANAMA
 

Valorous Unit Award for IRAQ
 

Valorous Unit Award for IRAQ-KUWAIT
 

Army Superior Unit Award for 1989

 

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1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment

Ord, Jules Garesche, 1LT, (1887-1898) First Lieutenant (Infantry)
Doran, John, CPL, (1890-1898) IN Corporal (Infantry)

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