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PFC Emory L. Bennett

A Man To Rely On

 
 
PFC Emory L. Bennett Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, April 23, 2020
1. PFC Emory L. Bennett Marker
Inscription.  

A Man To Rely On
U.S. Army PFC
Emory L. Bennett

Born 12/20/29 _ New Smyrna Beach
1st Volusia County Native to Receive
The Congressional
Medal Of Honor

Waged a one-man assault to
provide covering fire for
B Company,
15th Infantry Regiment
Mortally Wounded 6/24/51

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, Korean. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 29° 1.474′ N, 80° 55.189′ W. Marker is in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Memorial is on S Riverside Drive, 0.1 miles Lytle Avenue, on the left when traveling south. The marker is located within Riverside Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 299 S Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach FL 32168, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Supreme Sacrifice (here, next to this marker); The New Smyrna Odyssey (within shouting distance of this marker); Turnbull Canal (about
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600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam Memorial (about 800 feet away); Emory L. Bennett Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Smyrna Museum Of History (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1768 British Colony of New Smyrna (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anniversary of Shelling by Union Gunboats (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Smyrna Beach.
 
PFC Emory L. Bennett Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, April 23, 2020
2. PFC Emory L. Bennett Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 24, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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