Gender
Male
War
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Primary Service (as stated on memorial)
  • Rank: Lieut Colonel
    Unit: Royal Regiment of Artillery
Primary Service (IWM reference)
  • Service: Army (British)
    Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
    Unit: Royal Artillery
Death and burial details
  • Age: 40
    Date: 1901-10-30
    Country of death: South Africa
    Town of death: Battle of Brakenlaagte
    Circumstance: Killed in Action
Memorial

Lieutenant Colonel G E Benson (WMR 34048)
Hexham
Northumberland

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