Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Roy Gwyn Benson

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant William Roy Gwyn Benson

July 2, 1916

Military Service


Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

South Staffordshire Regiment

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of W. T. and Mary Benson, of Pontypridd, Glam.

Commemorated on Page 570 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. A. 17.

Location:

Souchez is a village in the Department of the Pas-De-Calais, 3.5 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune. It lies in the valley of the Souchez river, between the Lorette Bridge to the west and Vimy Ridge to the east. The CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village on the west side of the D937 Arras-Bethune Road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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