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|Pilot 2nd Lt. Wayland E. Bennett, O-020609 (MIA / KIA, BR) Texarkana, TX
Crashed October 22, 1943
Bennett also has a memorial marker at Hillcrest Cemetery in Texarkana, TX the inscription reads: "In memory of Wayland Edward Bennett Lt U. S. Marine Corps Nov. 21, 1922 Oct. 22, 1943. Crashed on te island of Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides". Afer his remains were recovered, he was buried nearby with another grave marker that reads "Lt. Wayland Edward Bennett Nov. 21, 1922 Oct. 22, 1943. God is now my co-pilot."
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