Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Thomas Benson

In memory of:

Private Joseph Thomas Benson

August 14, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

E/30972

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

April 13, 1923
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

July 29, 1942
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of Joseph Thomas Benson and Amy Benson, of Glen Haven, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 136 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. G. 1.

Location:

The Bone (or Bona) War Cemetery adjoins the Children's amusement and leisure park, about 400 metres off Route N44 between Annaba and Constantine, on the road to Saraidi. It is about 5 kilometres west of Annaba. It is regretted that it is not possible to keep a copy of the register in this cemetery. Assistance may be obtained from staff when they are present and a copy of the register is available for consultation in the toolshed.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– A letter from Joe to his sister. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Gravemarker
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Ex MCpl Gallant and MWO Day at the Border
  • Bone War Cemetary (Constantine)
  • Photo of Joseph Thomas Benson– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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