World War IIUS Army
313th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division
Service Number: 39212531
Born: August 5, 1911
Inducted: February 9, 1942
Killed in action July 12, 1944 in France
Buried: Normandy American Cemetery, Plot D, Row 12, Grave 28, France
Son of August H. and Anna Bell Banaka of Wray. Brother of PFC Leslie Banaka who was KIA February 21, 1945 in Luxembourg. Samuel Banaka was a resident of Grays Harbor, Washington.
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