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Emory Lawrence Bennett Memorial
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JL_HSTRE
N 28° 21.257 W 080° 43.479
17R E 526984 N 3136479
Quick Description: Memorial dedicated to Emory Lawrence Bennett of Brevard County who received a posthumous Medal Of Honor for actions during the Korean War.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 2/20/2011 8:33:13 AM
Waymark Code: WMARWC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins
Views: 12

Long Description:
Memorial consisting of statue and plaque located in Riverfront Park behind the Cocoa Civic Center. (Grave is located in Pinecrest Cemetery.)

Emory Lawrence Bennett (Pfc, Comp B, 15th Inf Reg, 3rd Inf Div)
1929 born in New Smyrna Beach, FL
1936 moved to Brevard County
1948 graduated Cocoa High School
1950 enlisted in the US Army
1951 killed in action near Sobangsan, Korea
1951 awarded posthumous Medal Of Honor
List if there are any visiting hours:
whenever Riverfront Park is open (usually 24/7)

Entrance fees (if it applies): free

Type of memorial: Monument

Website pertaining to the memorial: Not listed

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