Benjamin W. Sherman

Age: 21
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Sergeant
Unit: 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division
Station: Fort Bragg, NC

Killed in Action: November 10, 2009
Location: Bala Murghab, Afghanistan
Campaign: Operation Enduring Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, National Defense, Afghanistan Campaign, Global War on Terror

Hometown: Plymouth, MA
Family:  He was the husband of Patricia (Shea) Sherman of Ft. Bragg, NC, formerly of Plymouth, who was expecting their first child. Son of William T. Sherman of Fairhaven and Denise (Richmond) Sherman of Plymouth. He leaves his sister, Meredith Sherman-Sturge and her husband Ryan of Plymouth and Kittery, ME, his half-sister, Jessica Santos and her husband David of New Bedford, his grandmothers, Barbara Richmond of Plymouth and Adele Sherman of New Bedford and several aunts, uncles and cousins.