|Rank||Private U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||July 20 1950|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private Bender was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private Bender was a member of the 11th Field Artillery Battalion, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy along the Kum River, South Korea on July 20, 1950.