We remember William Wedgwood Benn

We remember William Wedgwood Benn

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Timeline

Timeline

1876
sibling Ernest Benn Source:9505231 1876
1877
birth Hackney, London United Kingdom Source:7549897 Source:8559143 10th May 1877
1881
location 241 Dalston Lane, Hackney United Kingdom parents address Source:9505231 3rd April 1881
1881
dates Age 3 Source:9505231 3rd April 1881
1881
sibling Lilian Benn Source:9505231 1881
1901
dates Age 23 Source:8559157 31st March 1901
1917
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7549897 4th June 1917
1918
awards Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award Source:7549897 18th April 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Royal Air Force Source:7549897 12th July 1918
1920
marriage Margaret E. Holmes Source:9505184 1920
1921
children Michael Julius Wedgwood Benn Source:9505204 5th September 1921
1925
children Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn Source:9505211 3rd April 1925
1940
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Pilot Officer Royal Air Force Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Source:9505105 27th May 1940
1940
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flying Officer Royal Air Force Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Source:9505105 7th December 1940
1942
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flight Lieutenant Royal Air Force Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Source:9505105 1942
1942
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Group Captain Royal Air Force Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Source:9505105 29th December 1942
1944
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Air Commodore Royal Air Force Source:9505105 1944
1949
awards Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration Source:7549897 11th February 1949
1960
death Died in Westminster Hospital. Westminster, London United Kingdom Source:8500213 Source:7549897 Source:9505115 17th November 1960
awards Bronze Medal for Military Valour Other War Service Award Source:7549897

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Wedgwood
Initials WW
Last Name Benn,
Source 9505105
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
241 Dalston Lane, Hackney United Kingdom parents address known 3rd April 1881
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Captain
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Pilot Officer
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Flying Officer
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Flight Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Group Captain
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Air Commodore
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Bronze Medal for Military Valour Other War Service Award
Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award
DSO, DFC British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Michael Julius Wedgwood Benn son 5th September 1921
Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn son 3rd April 1925
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Benn mother
John Benn father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ernest Benn brother 1876
Lilian Benn sister 1881
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret E. Holmes wife 1920

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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British RAF Officers 1912-1920
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Ann39898
Medal Index Cards Transcription Ann39898
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann39898
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Jonathan101862
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Jonathan101862
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jonathan101862

External Evidence

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William Wedgwood Benn, 1st Viscount Stansgate Jonathan101862
Benn, Michael Julius Wedgwood Jonathan101862
Tony Benn Jonathan101862

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