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Lt. Berkeley Maxse Benson


Benson, Berkeley Maxse, Toronto, Ontario, formerly of Carbonear, Newfoundland. Occupation: law student. Military Service: Lieutenant, Reg. No. 487520, 5th University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “All morning ran up and down trenches following Lt. Benson who worked very hard but without thought for exhausted men,” 6:14 Aug ’18. According to Hodder-Williams, 74, Lt. Benson was wounded 15 September 1916 and again 26 August 1918. He was struck off strength 29 August 1918.