Bennie I. Bestul

   Branch: U. S. Army

   Rank:  1st Sgt.

   Status: Deceased Veteran

   Date of Service: WWII

   Home Town: Bagley

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Bennie I. Bestul was born in Bagley, Minnesota to Isack and Bella Bestul on February 27, 1922. He grew up in Bagley and attended Shevlin and Bagley schools. 

Bennie entered the Army on February 21, 1943. He was sent to Camp Callan, San Diego from Fort Snelling.  Following training as an MP he was sent to the Southwest Pacific Theater, including New Guinea and the Philippines, with the 797th MP Co. He received an honorable discharge on January 9, 1946.

Bennie passed away on January 10, 1999 and is buried in Bagley City Cemetery.

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