The Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
Bennie A. Atwater
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Date of Death
January 30, 1954
Private First Class Atwater was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. On January 30, 1954, he was fighting a brush fire when he caught on fire himself and died of 2nd degree burns and suffocation.