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John Hudson Benton

In memory of:

Flying Officer John Hudson Benton

July 11, 1943

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


540 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information

Son of Frank and Frances L. Benton, of Victoria, British Columbia. B.A.Sc. Forestry Engineering (University of British Columbia).

Commemorated on Page 136 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Argyllshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. M. Grave 33 M.


Leuchars Cemetery lies to the north of the village of Leuchars, close to the main road to Dundee. From the Dundee direction take the A919 and turn right just before the start of the village, following signs to the cemetery and the golf course. The cemetery and golf course are on the other side of the railway line which is crossed by a narrow bridge. The cemetery is at the end of the road, with parking available adjacent to the golf course.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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