Ben W. WINKS

  • Second Lieutenant

Registration numberO-520776

Grade

Second Lieutenant

Unit82nd TCS - 436th TCG - 53rd TCW

Division

9th Troop Carrier Command

date of death06/06/1944

Original cemeteryBlosville / Carquebut

Current cemeteryNormandy American Cemetery St-Laurent/Mer Omaha Beach France

Medals

The Air Medal is awarded to anyone serving in the U.S. Armed Forces who has participated in an operational flight.

Campaign medal awarded for 30 consecutive days of service in Europe, Africa or the Middle East between December 7, 1941 and November 8, 1945.

The Purple Heart is awarded to any armed forces personnel injured or killed in action.

The decoration commemorates military service during World War II and is awarded to any member of the United States Army.

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