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John Alfred Benjamin

Born:
1893
Died:
4 Tammuz 5676 (05 July 1916)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
BEN2984
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
1893
Place of birth:
Ontario, Canada

Death

Date of death:
4 Tammuz 5676 (05 July 1916)
Died in combat?:
Yes
Cause of death:
Killed in Action
Burial place:
Gordon Dump Cemetery

Places

Addresses

Boarder:
81 Inverness Terrace, London (1911)

Schools

Name:
Upper Canada College
Name:
Clifton College, London
Year started:
1908
Year left:
1911
Name:
Clare College, Cambridge
Year started:
1911
Year left:
1914
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Family

Siblings

Esther Benjamin (female)
Louis Benjamin (male)

Parents

Father: Alfred Benjamin (male)
Mother: Rosetta Benjamin (female)

Homefront

Military Record

Military service:
Army
Date discharged/death:
05 July 1916
Rank at discharge/death:
Captain
Assignments
Regiment:
West Riding Regiment
Battalion/unit:
9th Battalion

Roll of Honour

J. A. BENJAMIN, 02 July 1916

Commonwealth Graves Commission

Rank:
Captain
Date of Death:
05/07/1916
Age:
24
Regiment / service:
9th Bn., Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
Cemetery:
Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-la Boisselle
Grave reference:
III. G. 6.
Additional information:

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