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Benson, E W

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Thiepval Memorial, France, Somme


Eric William Benson



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Eric William Benson

Lieutenant Colonel Eric William Benson, M.C.
9th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps

Military Cross
1914-15 Star

Formerly 2Lt in 1RMIJ. Ex-Cheshire Regt, Ex-9/Rifle Brigade. LG 27956, 28253, 28718, 28902, 29092, 29438. Married Miss Muriel Anna Taylor on 17 Jun 1916. Only son of Sir Frank Benson (actor)

Killed in action, aged 29 years