Lest We Forget

Name: Benjamin Irvin Warren War: Vietnam War

Rank: Staff Sergeant (E6) Serial number: 53 134 494 Branch: Army

Unit: Company B, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division

Battle or circumstance: Combat operation in Vietnam

Decorations: Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman Badge, United Nations Service Medal, Republic of Korea Presidential, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross, Good Conduct Medal, Army Occupation Medal, National Defense, Korean Service, Vietnam Service, Expert Badge w/Rifle Bar, Sharpshooter Badge w/Auto Rifle Bar

Date born: January 13, 1929 Place born: Pontotoc, MS

Date died: October 03, 1966 Place died: Vietnam

How died: Hostile anti-tank mine

Place buried: Beauregard Memorial Cemetery

Home place: 614 O'Neal St, DeRidder, LA

School(s): Pontotoc, MS; Berlin 1959 Leadership

Affiliations: Baptist Interests: Loved to fish!

Spouse: Viola Geneva Burgess

Children: Irvin Leo Warren, June Ellen Toothman and stepchildren: Patricia Y. Bailey, Carolyn Y. Robertson

Parents: William Frances (Will) Warren and Corrie Olene (Kate) Rogers

Siblings: Ira Doyle "I D", William Oscar, Edna Olene, Joe Lois, John Lloyd "Johnny", Ruby Mae, Alice Pauline, Dennis Earl, and Josie La Vell

Comments: June has binder with her fathers’ papers and many documents

Data provided by: His daughter: June Toothman, 614 O'Neal St, DeRidder LA

Provided: Statement of Causality - Form DD 214 - & it was found on the Military Index

Date printed: October 24, 2002

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