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Bensley in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War II Memorial

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 11, 2019
1. World War II Memorial
Inscription.  
Bensley's sons who lost their lives in defense of our country

US Navy Fighter Pilot
Ens. T.W. (Billy) Dunkelberger
Feb 1944

US Navy Fighter Pilot
LTjg R.B. (Bruce) Graham
Mar 1945

US Army Infantryman
Pfc J.A. (Joe) Schaffer
Apr 1945

US Army Air Corps B-17 Crewman
Sgt W.B. (Whit) Stephens
Mar 1945

The citizens of Bensley and the USA are humbly grateful to these young men for their sacrifice

Theodore Wellington Dunkelberger, Jr.
May 30, 1920 - February 19, 1944

Robert Bruce Graham
July 2, 1923 - March 31, 1945

Joseph Alonzo Schaffer
January 25, 1924 - March 8, 1945

Whitaker Barte Stephens
December 6, 1924 - March 18, 1945

This Monument was designed
in memory of his friends
by fellow veteran
William T. "Billy" Stubbs
in 1996

 
Location. 37° 25.739′ N, 77° 26.727′ W. Marker is in Bensley, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Memorial can be reached
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 11, 2019
2. World War II Memorial
from Drewrys Bluff Road west of Wentworth Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2808 Drewrys Bluff Road, Richmond VA 23237, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Drewry’s Bluff (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Drewry’s Bluff (approx. 0.4 miles away); Falling Creek Iron Works (approx. 0.7 miles away); Historic Route 1 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Moore's Brick Cottage (approx. 0.7 miles away); Historic Village of Bensley (approx. 0.7 miles away); Warwick (approx. ¾ mile away); Falling Creek Ironworks (approx. ¾ mile away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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