Benjamin Webster McGuire
Name: Benjamin Webster McGuire
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Unit: 115th Infantry Rgt., 29th Infantry Div.
Dates of Service: 7/9/1943-6/18/1944
Theater of Service: Europe
Buried at Normandy American Cemetery,
Colleville-sur-Mer, France. Awarded
Benny McGuire Reported Killed in Action in France
The Scottsville News, Scottsville, Virginia
Thursday, July 27, 1944, (P.1)
Private Benjamin W. McGuire, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. McGuire of Scottsville, was killed in action in France on the eighteenth of June,
according to a telegram from the Adjutant General's office in Washington.
Benjamin Webster McGuire was born on May 19, 1925, in Scottsville, Fluvanna County, Virginia; he was the son of Charles Henry McGuire (1884-1960) and
Annie Elizabeth (Dolan) McGuire. Benjamin enlisted in the U.S. Army on July 9, 1943, when he was 18 years age. He was killed in
action on June 18, 1944, during the U.S. invasion of Normandy, France. Benjamin is buried at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial,
Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France.