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Servicenumber: 33617622






Age: 20
Born: 19 September 1924, Miller Heights, Northhampton County, Pennsylvania
Hometown: Freemansburg, Northhampton County, Pennsylvania
Family: George Benczik (father)
Gizelle Benczik (mother)
Samuel Benczik (brother)
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Function: Not available
Regiment: 10th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division - Transport: 5th Infantry Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 20 November 1944
Status: KIA
Place of death: In the vicinity of Metz, France
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot A, Row 25, Grave 19
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Lorraine
Biography: -
Other information: S/Sgt Dezso Benczik enlisted in Allentown, Pennsylvania on 25 February 1943.

He attended 2 years of High School and worked as a sales clerk before he enlisted.

Source of information: Leo Minne, - WWII Enlistment Record, – 1920 – 1930 - 1940 Census  / Headstone and Interment Record 1942-1949 / Pennsylvania Veteran Compensation Application Files, A footsoldier for Patton / Michael C. Bilder James G. Bilder, The 5th Infantry Division in the ETO,
Photo source: -


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