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Rank 2nd Lieutenant
Service # 490832
Unit # RFC 45th Sqd
Resident Chatham

Son of Ada Bennie of Leamington, ON. A school teacher living in Leamington, ON. Attestation: 4/07/16 at Toronto, ON. to University Company. CDP15/06/17. Appears in the Roll of Honour of the Ontario Teachers Who served in the Great War 1914-1918. (Ryerson Press: Toronto, 1922). The dedication page for Robert can be seen on the Canadian Virtual War Memorial.


Sources Chatham Daily Planet (15-06-1917), RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 657 - 22
Supplemental Information KIA Date of Death: 05/06/1917; Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Cemetery: ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL
Birthplace 18/08/1896 at Chatham, ON.

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