BENSON John Warner 29274

LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman John Warner BENSON 

Service No: 29274
Born: Bangalore India, 10 July 1906
Enlisted in the RAAF: 20 November 1940 (at Perth WA)
Unit: RAAF Station Pearce WA
Died: Illness, Perth WA, 21 October 1942, Aged 36 Years
Resting Place: Niche, Karrakatta Crematorium WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Alice Benson; husband of Joyce Alice Ellen Benson, of Boyup Brook.
Roll of Honour: Boyup Brook WA
Remembered: Panel 97, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On 21 October 1942, Leading Aircraftman Benson a Fitter II Airframe, died of an illness at the No. 110 Australian General Hospital, Hollywood.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/91/595