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    Capt. J. A. Benyon, Ld. Strathcona's H., New Aquisition

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    Capt. J. A. Benyon, Ld. Strathcona's H., New Aquisition

    Post by qsamike on Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:38 am

    Good Morning Everyone......

    Here is a new acquisition for your viewing pleasure.....

    Let the research begin.....

    One book that I have states that he was the Regimental Intelligence Officer.....

    Mike



    BENYON, J. A.

    Rank: Captain
    Name: J. A. Benyon  (Joseph Andrew)
    Unit: Lord Strathcona’s Horse
    Medal Roll Number: 2521
    Original Unit: Royal Canadian Artillery

    T.O.S.: Routine Order 117, March 11th, 1900, Posted to Machine Gun Section

    B.O.O.: Routine Order 208, March 27th, 1900, Condition of Horses

    Posted: Routine Order 298, April 10th, 1900, Transferred to "B" Squadron

    R.C.M.: Routine Order 373, April 18th, 1900, Board Member

    S.O.S.: Routine Order 5, November 7th, 1900, Transferred to Royal Canadian Artillery
    Rank of Captain

    Order: Routine Order 4, November 23rd, 1900, Gazetted Lieutenant, Lord Strathcona's Horse

    Notes:

    1) Bars: NATAL, ORANGE FREE STATE, TRANSVAAL, (Only 19 Transvaal bars to Regiment)
    2) M.I.D.: F.M. Redevers Buller, June 6th, 1900, November 9th, 1900

    "PERFORMED ACTS OF BRAVERY AND DANGEROUS DUTIES"

    3) Was a dated medal but has had dates removed.
    4)  Previous service in 3rd Montreal Field Battery R.C.A.

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