Trained in Canada. Went overseas and served in England, Italy, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany.
Son of Bethune D. Binga and brother of L/Cpl. Bethune Binga also serving oversea, of Chatham. Jesse was first reported wounded while serving in Italy, a ‘blast traumatic synovitis of the left knee’, his twin brother was also wounded. (Unidentified news article.) Jesse was reported wound for the second time in the CDN 13/01/45. Reported returned from overseas duty 25 July, 1945. Reported volunteered for the Pacific theatre August, 1945. CDN 14/08/45.
Discharged December 10th, 1946.
The husband of Klaassiena (who passed away 4/02/15), father of Gerald Peter and Karl. Bethune passed away 30/09/03 and is buried at Maple Leaf cemetery, Chatham, ON.
Afa: CFF-FD44, IODE(N), LM-LP, PR-ML, C. Lucas, CDN 10/11/07, 11/11/08.