Born: 1919, Ipswich.

Died on or since: 23rd December 1941; age: 22; KiA – Western Desert, Libya.

Residence: ‘Kelsale’ 4, Woodstone Avenue, Ipswich.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 908487

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 51 (The Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry) Field Regiment.


Memorial Reference:

Column 39.

Alamein Memorial,

El Alamein,




Father: Ernest George Benney, born 1892, Ipswich.

Mother: Olive Grace Benney (nee Capon), born October 1892, Aldeby, Norfolk – died December 1936, Ipswich.


Frank was educated at  Ipswich School – left the school in 1938. He was also a Scout in the 15th Ipswich (Ipswich School) Group.                        


Probate to Ernest George Benney, a Company’s Cashier.


Frank is also remembered on the Chapel war memorial at Ipswich School.










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