BENSON, John

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
CH/X 110708
Born: 
Wednesday, December 19, 1923
Place of Birth: 
Leeds, Yorkshire
Died : 
Thursday, April 12, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21

Marine John Benson died during the period his Commando were engaged in operations at the River Aller in the vicinity of the village of Hademstorf, Germany.

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.

Notes
We have in our 45 RM Cdo gallery a photo of this Marine whom we believe is 2nd from the left.

View it in the gallery here: Mne's Lebow, Benson, Morrison and Crouch.

Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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