General Benton Hughes was born in Wayne County, Kentucky, son of Duce Hughes.
He was killed in action on 25 September 1918 at the age of 23. Listed on the Tablets of the Missing, Somme American Cemetery, Bony, France.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 May 1894
  • Date of death: 25 September 1918
  • County: Fentress
  • Hometown: Elva
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company D, 118th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Somme American Cemetery, Bony, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar II, Bottom Panel
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