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Arthur Henry Benson (1892–1925)

Mr. Arthur Benson, aged 33 years, after suffering for four days from the effects of heat apoplexy passed away at the residence of his sister Mrs P. Pender, on 9th instant. Mr. Benson was highly esteemed throughout the district. He enlisted in the A.I.F., 49th Battalion, in October, 1918, and returned after the armistice was signed witb a good war record. Mr. Bensen followed droving since returning, and on one occasion, through his horse falling on him at Pyrnett Downs, near Urandangie, he was unconscious for 16 davs in Kuridala Hospital.

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17 February, 1892
Gympie, Queensland, Australia


9 March, 1925 (aged 33)
Alpha, Queensland, Australia

Cause of Death

heat stroke

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