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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Benson

In memory of:

Private John Benson

May 22, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

679024

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 21, 1882

Enlistment:

January 27, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Isaac and Ann Benson. Husband of Annie H. Benson, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 200 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LORTON (ST. CUTHBERT) CHURCHYARD
Cumberland, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

In North-East part.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John Benson– Caption (pg. 389):  NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF PEEL KILLED IN THE GREAT WAR.  Author - William Perkins Bull. "From Brock to Currie: the military development and exploits of Canadians in general and of the men of Peel in particular, 1791 to 1930."  Toronto, 1935.
  • Press Clipping
  • Grave Marker– This is a photo of John Benson's CWGC headstone at his grave in St Cuthbert Churchyard Lorton Cumbria
  • Memorial– This is a photo of John Benson's family headstone in St Cuthbert Churchyard Lorton Cumbria

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