|Place of birth||Liverpool, England|
|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|School||Public School, Walton, Liverpool, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||21|
|Address||Glen Osmond, Frewville, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Annie Benson, c/o Mrs Carson, 4 Torrens Street, Glenelg, South Australia|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||27th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||24.9|
|Age at death from cemetery records||24|
|Place of burial||Boulogne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 130), France|
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Peter and Marcella BENSON. Husband of Annie BENSON, Queen Street, Frewville, South Australia. Native of Liverpool, England|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide on HMAT 'Geelong', 31 May 1915. Embarked Alexandria on HT 'Ivernia' and proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 4 September 1915.
Found guilty, Mudros, 27 December 1917, of disobedience: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Proceeded from Mudros and disembarked Alexandria, 10 January 1916. Found guilty, Tel-el-Kebir, 18 January 1916, of being absent without leave, 9.30 pm, 15 January, to 9.15 pm, 17 January 1917: awarded 72 hours' detention; forfeited total of 3 days' pay.
Embarked Alexandria, 15 March 1916, and proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force. Found guilty, at sea, 18 March 1916, of conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No 2. Disembarked Marseilles, 21 March 1916.
Found guilty, France, 15 June 1916, of absenting himself from fatigue after being duly warned: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Wounded in action, 4 August 1916 (shrapnel wounds, right arm and chest), and admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 5 August 1916; transferred and admitted to 13th General Hospital, Boulogne, 7 August 1916. Died of injuries, Boulogne, 11 August 1916 (gun shot wounds, chest).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BENSON Harry|