Henry Benson


Born 1889

Place Mariehamn, Aland, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Lutheran

Father Henry Benson

Arrived at Australia

Residence before enlistment Melbourne

Occupation Sailor, labourer

Service
service number 2079
enlisted 28.03.1916
POE Melbourne
unit 2nd Pioneer Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1917
final fate RTA 19.10.1917
discharged 21.01.1918 MU

Naturalisation Served as Russian subject

Residence after the war Melbourne

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Blog article

Russian

English