Benjamin Franklin Nash
Craig Robertson

Benjamin Franklin Nash

Benjamin Franklin Nash ("Franklin")
born 13.01.1918, Canon City, Colorado, USA
1935 graduated Canon City High School
studied Geology, University of Colorado in Boulder
12.1941 410th Signal Company (Radio Operator)
01.1943 Guadalcanal (install and operated first Allied radio control tower, Henderson Field
awarded Bronze Star
transferred to Allied Intelligence Service
only American Coastwatcher
awarded Legion of Merit (US), King George Medal (UK)
12.1945 discharged
1947 married Clara Giem
7 children
postwar Cattle Rancher, Colorado
died 01.08.2005 Aged 87 cremated

Photo from Raider Patch newsletter, August 1999
https://www.historynet.com/the-yank-coastwatcher-not-in-colorado-anymore/
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81503195/benjamin-franklin-nash
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