Private Arthur John Samuel Benham

Army Number: 235217 (formerly 202305 Northamptonshire Regiment)

Battalion: 2/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Blandford, Dorset. Son of Mary Benham, of 28 Station Road, Midsomer Norton, Somerset. He was a Coal Miner at Norton Hill Colliery prior to enlisting 12th February 1916 at Midsomer Norton, He went to France 7th July 1917, was transferred to the 2/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment 27th July 1917 and was killed in action, 25th September 1917, during the attack at Wieltje, Belgium.

Buried : Bridge House Cemetery, Belgium. Row A. Grave 11.

Bridge House Cemetery, Belgium.
Private Arthur John Samuel Benham

Private Arthur John Samuel Benham is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
Midsomer Norton War Memorial, Midsomer Norton, Somerset.