Lieutenant Walter Benner

Army Number: n/a (formerly Private 5497 Inns of Court OTC)

Battalion: 16th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Son of Walter and Catherine Benner, of Duffield, Derby. Was an architect. He was severely wounded on the 3rd September 1916 at Beaumont Hamel, on the Somme, by a bullet wound to his jaw. He was killed in action 2nd September 1918, aged 32.

Lieutenant Walter Benner

Commemorated : Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.

Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

Lieutenant Benner is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Aidan’s Church Roll of Honour, Old Basford, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham

Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.