Charles Reginald BENSON


BENSON, Charles Reginald

Service Number: 1136
Enlisted: 2 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Malmsbury, Victoria, Australia, 1897
Home Town: St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in action, France, 21 July 1916
Cemetery: VC Corner Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1136, 31st Infantry Battalion
9 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1136, 31st Infantry Battalion
9 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1136, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

He served under the alias of Charles Frederick Harrison. His correct name is Charles Reginald Benson. 

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 22 and the son of George and Mary Benson.