Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Hohenwald Honors Fallen Marine

HOHENWALD, TN- Prentice J. Bennett, was killed in 1968 in Vietnam and last weekend his home town honored him.

Bennett was a corporal in the United States Marine Corp when he died in combat in Vietnam.

Last Saturday, the City of Hohenwald, teamed up with Rolling Thunder to name a street in Bennett's honor.

A memorial street signed was unveiled on South Oak Street and Main Street.  The street sign reads "CPL PRENTICE J. BENNET USMC MEMORIAL DRIVE"

Bennett grew up on South Oak Street and was a graduate of Columbia Military Academy.

Photo Credit: City of Hohenwald