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Henry Charles Benson

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Henry Charles Benson

June 3, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

629450

Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

"D" Coy. 47th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Charles Benson, of Madras, East India, and Emilie Agnes Benson.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS STATION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. C. 8.

Location:

Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west of the village.

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 547 of 670
  • Memorial– Cenotaph at Abbotsford, B.C.
Photo courtesy of Abby Chan
  • Grave marker– Grave marker for Henry Charles Benson, Service # 629450, buried at Villers Station Cemetery in France.  Approximate Google map location: N50 23 05, E02 39 17. photo courtesy of Abby Chan
  • Photo of HENRY CHARLES BENSON– Villers Station Cemetery in France, where Henry Charles Benson, Service # 629450, is buried. Approximate Google map location: N50 23 05, E02 39 17. photo courtesy of Abby Chan

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