|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm|
Benson, Claude Ernest
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Ryde|
|Date made||1915-1916; 1927|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Benson, Claude Elmhurst (Captain, b.1887 - d.1916)
Collection relating to service of Captain Claude Elmhurst Benson, 9 Battalion, Gallipoli and France, 1915-1916. Collection includes extracts from letters written to his mother. Extracts made in 1927 by Benson family in response to request by Australian War Memorial. Location of originals unknown.
Biographical note: Captain Claude Elmhurst Benson, DCM, 9 Battalion, Australian Infantry. Killed in action, France, 2 July 1916. Age 26. Son of Edward Ernest and Elizabeth Benson, of Lane Cove Rd., Ryde, New South Wales.