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Axel Birger Benson

In memory of:

Private Axel Birger Benson

December 27, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

736264

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

85th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Bengt Bengtsson and his wife Kristina Knutsdotter, of Linghult, Tonnersjo, Sweden.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. A. 5.

Location:

Ablain-St Nazaire is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, approximately 13 kilometres north of Arras. Take the D937 (Bethune Road) to the village of Buchez. Make a left turn along the D57. The SUCRERIE CEMETERY lies 1.2 kilometres on the left side of this road.

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 537 of 670

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