- Category: USS Arizona Casualty List
- Created: Monday, 21 February 2000 00:00
- Last Updated: Saturday, 04 June 2016 01:02
Sam Austin Benford
Baker Second Class
S. A. BENFORD
- Branch: United States Marine Corps
- Service Number: 328 51 37
- Rate: Bkr2/c (Baker Second Class
- Duties: Operate ovens. Do any kind of baking.
- Enlisted: 2 February 1938
- Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Onboard USS Arizona: 9 July 1938
- From: NTC Great Lakes, Illinois
- Hometown / State December 1941: Long Beach, California
- Next of Kin: Mrs. Bernice Clara Benford - Wife
- Address: 605 Magnolia Ave., Long Beach, California
- Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona.
- Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal
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