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Private A E Benn


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Private Albert  Edward BENN,  G/25104, 6th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action, Flanders, France, death presumed on or after 30th November 1917.

Born Kingston, Surrey, son of Albert Edward & Mary Benn.


1911 Census - 10 Coligny Street, Wandsworth, SW - Albert Edward Benn, head, age 36, married, unemployed carman, born Kingston, Surrey; Mary Benn, wife, age 36, married 18 years, 9 children, all still alive, born Kingston, Surrey; Albert Edward Benn, son, age 17, single, stone masons labourer, born Kingston, Surrey; Daisy Benn, daughter, age 14, domestic nursemaid, born Wandsworth, London; Rose Benn, daughter, age 13, school,  born Wandsworth, London; George Benn, son, age 11, school,  born Wandsworth, London; Gordon Benn, son, age 9,  born Wandsworth, London; Sidney Benn, son, age 8,  born Wandsworth, London; Cecil Benn, son, age 4,  born Wandsworth, London; May Benn, daughter, age 2,  born Wandsworth, London; Clement Benn, son, age 5 months,  born Wandsworth, London.


10th January 1915, St Nicholas, Parish Church, Sutton, Surrey, marriage of Albert Edward Benn, age 22, bachelor, labourer, 5 George Street, Sutton, son of Albert Edward Benn, tram driver & Emma Charlotte Vodden, age 2, spinster, ? George Street, Sutton, daughter of Robert Vodden, undertaker.

Enlisted Wandsworth, SW.  Resided Wandsworth, SW.

1918 December Quarter, Wandsworth District, marriage of Emma C Benn & Francis Tierney.

22nd June 1921, Mrs Emma C Tierney, (late Mrs Benn) makes application in respect of  late husbands medals.

Commemorated at Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Panel 8, Nord, France.


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