Claude Corderoy Benson

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First name: Claude

Middle name: Corderoy

Last name: Benson

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Corporal C. C. Benson served with the 13th Battalion A.I.F. He was captured 11 Apr. 1917 on the Hindenburg Line near Riencourt, France. Private on enlistment, Lance Corporal on NR. Embarked from Sydney on HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915

Ragtime sketches on board our transport / Vasco, 1917
Ragtime sketches captures mateship on route to the Front

Eighty days on the transport ship Suevic afforded caricaturist Louis Vasco plenty of time to observe. These Ragtime Sketches On Board Our Tranport capture the chaps uniquely, and their life at sea on route to England. Read more about Louis Vasco in Stories.
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