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.
Casualty Lists / National Archibes file WO417/90.
The 1939 Register covering Stoke on Trent.
Image of the Police War Memorial Plaque held by the IWM ref. 92616.
 
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