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Nottingham
Father: Owen Benson, born 1866 at Nottingham and working as a fish salesman. Mother:Annie Benson, born 1868 at Nottingham. Pte. Benson had one sister; Florence, born in 1889 in Nottingham.
19 Sep 1918
22
275413 - CWGC Website
49216
54 Gordon Road, Sneinton, Nottingham.
Private
7th Bn Leicestershire Regiment
Pte. Benson was called up for service and following training was drafted to France. He was killed in action during the capture of the village of Lechelle, South East of Bapaume, on 19/09/1918 as the British army pushed the Germans back. He was buried at Five Points Cemetery, Lechelle.
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