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Henry Charles Benson

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Henry Charles Benson

June 3, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


"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


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. C. 8.


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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