Ben R. Devine, Jr.
V1919–1942 BIRTH 1919 • Mercer County, Kentucky, USA DEATH 19 MAY 1942 • Died of dysentery at a Japanese POW, Camp, O'Donnell, Tarlac, Philippines; buried, Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines, MEMORIAL ID, 56759885 Highest Grade Completed; Elementary school, 8th grade. Occupation; Farmer (He was not married)-- Reference
Sergeant Ben R. Devine enlisted in the Harrodsburg National Guard some time before the unit was activated in November 1940. He was taken prisoner on 9 April 1942 and survived the Death March. He was held at Camp O'Donnell where he died of dysentery on 19 May 1942.”-- Reference
Pvt Ben Devine BIRTH, 1919 DEATH, 19 May 1942 (aged 22–23) BURIAL, Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines MEMORIAL ID, 56759885 Gravesite Details Entered the service from Kentucky.-- Reference