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Benjamin Oscar Wilmer

Merchant Marine. American

Born  20 Oct 1919Philadelphia, PA
Died  4 Oct 1942(22)

Roster information listed for Benjamin Oscar Wilmer

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
John D. GillSteam tankerQuartermaster13 Mar 1942U-158

Personal information

Son of Thomas Oscar and Mabel C. Wilmer, of Lansdowne, PA.

Benjamin Oscar Wilmer was one of the 15 survivors from John D. Gill who were picked up by Robert H. Colley. He became Third Mate on the ship which had rescued him, but was lost when the tanker broke in two and sank in very bad weather in the North Atlantic on 4 October 1942.

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