In Memory of Lewis Bennett September 24, 1927 to November 7, 2009. You will be missed. The Youngest Railsplitter is the story of Lewis Bennett who lied about his age and joined the military during World War II to become the youngest member of the 84th Division. He served as a machine gunner for D company of the 334th regiment. This is the first part to the story of this amazing veteran from Grants, New Mexico. Produced by Poco Loco Productions of NMSU-Grants.