Sgt
Benjamin Birchenough

Information about birth

Date of birth:
25/10/1880
Place of birth:
Hyde, Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

General information

Profession:
Labourer
Religion:
Church of England

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Sergeant
Service number:
453244
Enlistment date:
4/08/1915
Enlistment place:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 58th Bn. (Central Ontario)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
13/06/1916
Place of death:
Maple Copse , Zillebeke, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
35

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30.

Points of interest 3

#1 Place of birth
#2 Enlistment place
#3 ‘Place of death’

My story

"Killed in Action." This non-commissioned officer was killed while on duty in the front line but no details relative to the actual circumstances of his death are available.

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