Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Jasper Benson

In memory of:

Private William Jasper Benson

October 11, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

258949

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

28th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 1, 1895

Son of Henry H. Benson, of Watrous, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 367 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

IWUY COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

A. 26.

Location:

Iwuy is a commune in the department of the Nord, about 20 kilometres north-east of Cambrai on the N30. The Communal Cemetery is sited on the "Rue du 4 Septembre", and the Commonwealth war graves are located on the west side of the French Monument erected in the cemetery, about 100 yards from the cemetery entrance.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death – Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bell to Bernaquez.  Mircoform Sequence 8; Volume Number 31829_B016718; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 152 Page 559 of 670
  • Memorial Plaque – Plaque aquired 2/8/2001.
Private William Jasper Benson #258949
Canadian Infantry: Saskatchewan Regiment.
Born: Billingham, Minnesota, USA Sept. 1st,1895
Died: Oct 11, 1918 France

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