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World War One - Roll of Honour
Christopher Clifton Seagrave Benskin
2 Feb 1897 Harrow Weald, Middlesex
East Kent Regiment The Buffs
Aged 19 when he enlisted at Canterbury 29 March 1916, having been a farm Labourer at Coombe Grove, Hastingleigh.
He served at Salonica 19 Oct 1916 to 20 July 1918. Hospitalised twice, once at Salonica and next at Constantinople.
Son of Thomas Benskin and
Alice Marion Benskin (nee West)
Brother of Doris, Joseph and Thomas Benskin.
1901 address: 78 Mount Street, St. George Hannover Square, London
1911 address: Boarder at School ... Yelvertoft, Rugby, Warwickshire
1983 Torbay, Devon
NOT on the Hastingleigh Roll of Honour
Army Medal Index Card for Christopher Benskin.