PFC Benjamin Simon Fletcher was born 20 Mar 1917 in Point Deluce, Arkansas to James P. and Dora (Green) Fletcher. The family farmed. Benjamin married Colene F. Huckaby on 2 Dec 1939. In 1940 Benjamin was farming as well.
Benjamin voluntarily enlisted in the army in October 1942. We don't know what his military experience included but on 9 Aug 1944 he was transferred from the replacement depot to G Company 116th Infantry. PFC Fletcher was killed in action on 29 Aug 1944.
PFC Fletcher is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.