Benjamin David Lewis

Army Badge
  • Name: Benjamin David Lewis
  • Location of Birth: Batesville Independence, Arkansas
  • Date of Birth: May 25, 1935
  • Date of Death:
  • Parents: Clifford L. and Lola Jewel Lewis
  • High School and Class: GED
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: Specialist 3 (T)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: August 3, 1954
  • Place Sworn In: Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Date of Discharge: August 2, 1957
  • Place of Discharge: Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    August, 1954 October, 1954 Fort Gordon, Georgia
    October, 1954 March, 1955 Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Aberdeen, Maryland
    March, 1955 March, 1955 Fort Lewis, Washington
    March, 1955 October, 1956 Eielson Air Force Base, Fairbanks, Alaska
    October, 1956 August, 1957 Fort Lewis, Washington
  • Military Awards:
    Good Conduct Medal

  • Military Highlights:
    Per Ben's wife--Dude

    Sixteen weeks of track vehicle repairman. Went to Alaska in March, 1955 and became Company Commander Driver for four months until he was promoted to Battalion Commander and he kept me with him. Company moved from Fairbanks back to Fort Lewis in October, 1956, and Ben remained his driver until discharge in August, 1957.

  • Wars Involved:
    Korean Conflict

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:

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