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Norman Richard Bensman

Served in World War II

Lieutenant Junior Grade
Norman Richard Bensman

Navy

Hometown

Milwaukee, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Normandy, France

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Unknown

More About Lieutenant Junior Grade Bensman

Lt. Junior Grade Norman Richard Bensman attended Washington High School in Milwaukee before attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also attended the Midshipmen's School at Northwestern University. He was commissioned an ensign in the Navy Reserve in 1942. He was assigned to the USS Cory, DD 463. The Corry was hit numerous times by enemy fire and sunk in 1944. Lt. Junior Grade Bensman was among those service members who went missing that day.