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World War One - Roll of Honour


Christopher Clifton Seagrave Benskin


2 Feb 1897 Harrow Weald, Middlesex

Service No.



East Kent Regiment The Buffs
Labour Corps

Military Notes:

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.

Family Notes:

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

Civilian Occupation:

Farm Labourer



Not known

1983 Torbay, Devon


NOT on the Hastingleigh Roll of Honour


Army Medal Index Card for Christopher Benskin.