Benjamin Siano served in the 84th Squadron, 437th Troop Carrier Group as a Technical Sergeant during World War II. He was stationed in England and was the Crew Chief of the C-47A #42-100676 "Little Satchel" cargo plane when it was shot down by flak while on a glider town mission on September 17, 1944. The plane crashed in Luyksgestel, Netherlands. TSGT Siano is buried now in the Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA. Together with his grave are SSGT Frolli, 2LT Dedloff, and 1LT Gifford.