Harry BENSON (What did he work as before the war? :check: (He worked as a…
What did he work as before the war? :check:
He worked as a cook prior to World War I.
Where did his family live? :check:
Harry Benson's wife received a letter at 4 Torrens St, Glenelg, SA, which stated her husband's death
Where was he born? :check:
Harry Benson was born near the town of Dublin in the country of Ireland.
When did Harry die?
Harry Benson died on the 11 August in 1916 at the age of 24.
Was he injured overseas?
Harry Benson was wounded in action in France on the 7 August in 1916.
Why did he choose to go to war?
I assume he chose to go to war because Harry may have wanted the pride of fighting for his country alongside his friends.
How did he die?
Benson died from gun shot wounds in action on his arm and chest.
Where did Harry Benson receive his education?
He was educated at a public school in Liverpool, England.
Where is his cemetery located?
He is buried in the Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.
Which unit was Harry Benson first sent to? :check:
Benson's first unit was the 27th Infantry Batallion.
Was Harry Benson religious?
He claimed to be a
which is a member of any of the Western Christian Churches.