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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Leslie Benfield -

Unknown person Name : Leslie Benfield

Son of : Francis Anthony Benfield and Sarah Benfield (née Sansom), of Newport, Isle of Wight.

Born : 25 January 1917, Newport.

There were nine children in the Benfield family, five boys and four girls.
  Census information :

1911 : Francis and Sarah Benfield, with their 7 children, are at 1 Heytesbury Road, Newport. Francis Benfield is a Prison Warder at H.M.P. Parkhurst.

Electoral roll information :

1922 : The family is at Heytesbury Road, Hunnyhill, Newport.

Education :

to 1931 : Leslie Benfield attended Parkhurst / Hunnyhill School
  Service Details :

Corporal 1870909 Leslie Benfield, 35 Fortress Coy., Royal Engineers

  Casualty Details :

Died : 19 June 1943 aged 26.

Buried at : Sai Wan War Cemetery, Hong Kong, China.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Leslie Benfield is not commemorated on any Island War Memorials.
  Acknowledgments :

Valerie Diebelius, who is recording the Registers of Parkhurst and Hunnyhill Schools
  Links :

  Page status :
Page last updated : July 2012


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