BENNION, Thomas James

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
1 Commando
Police Service: 
Stoke on Trent City Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Armoured Corps
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241783
Born: 
Sunday, July 18, 1915
Died : 
Saturday, March 17, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
29
Corporal Thomas Bennion died of wounds received during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
He was a serving Police Officer who had volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes. In 1939 he was a Police Constable residing in Stoke on Trent.
Thomas is among those named on the Staffordshire Police War Memorial located at Staffordshire Police Headquarters, Weston Road, Stafford.

Sources
CWGC.
The 1939 Register covering Stoke on Trent.
Image of the Police War Memorial Plaque held by the IWM ref. 92616.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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