Fort Benning, GA Army Transport Crashes, Oct 1943

20 KILLED BY ARMY PLANE CRASH AT FT. BENNING.

Fort Benning, Ga., Oct. 23 (AP) -- Twenty officers and men were killed last night when an Army transport plane crashed at Lawson Field here while on a night parachute mission, the public relations office announced today.
The dead included two officers and three enlisted men of the Army Air Corps and 15 enlisted men from the parachute troops here.
The dead:
Air Corps personnel:
2nd LT. GERALD A. SCHAFER, Pittsburgh, Pa.
1st LT. MILTON W. GRIEG, Baltimore.
SGT. ROBERT W. FARMER, Dayton, O.
PFC. DONALD M. SCHROEDER, Los Angeles.
PFC. FRANK J. SLOBODA, East Chicago, Ind.
Parachute School personnel:
SGT. PHILLIP L. SCHOENE, Syracuse, Nebr.
SGT. ANTHONY FIORITO, Norristown, Penna.
SGT. ANGELO LAGRECA, Brooklyn, N. Y.
PFC. ANGELO L. ALVARADO, New York.
PFC. CLINTON E. ARGO, Holton, Kans.
PFC. CHARLES B. BARNES, JR., Galena, Kans.
PFC. PAUL D. BEERBOWER, Valley Falls, Kans.
PVT. LOUIS J. STUPPIA, Rochester, N.Y.
PVT. CLAIRE L. MOCK, Ainsworth, Nebr.
PVT. JOHN E. ROBERTSON, Newport, Ky.
PVT. RALPH D. ATWOOD, Alton, Ind.
PVT. JOHN F. ANDERSON, Jeffersonville, Ind.
PVT. KENNETH C. BRAYTON, Livingston, Mich.
PVT. MUREL M. ALLMAN, Landis, N. C.
PVT. BERNARD D. BEDELL, Port Jervis, N. Y.

Panama City News Herald Florida 1943-10-24