From: DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN NAVAL FIGHTING SHIPS, Vol. I, p. 117.
Born in Arlington, Mass., 5 July 1916, Stanley Graves Benner enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve in 1940 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant, USMCR, 4 August 1942. Second Lieutenant Benner was killed in action on Guadalcanal 27 October 1942.
The John C. Butler class DE-551 was assigned the name Benner but canceled 10 June 1944 prior to construction.