Major GeneralBENSON, Sir FREDERICK WILLIAM
Hon. Colonel, Reserve of Officers. Colonel
21st (Empress of India's) Lancers
Hon. Colonel 19th (St. Catherine's Regt)
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Son of the late Hon. J. R. Benson (of the Canadian Senate) and his wife Marianne Ingersoll; husband of Lady Benson (nee Couper). Educated Upper Canada College and R.M.C., Sandhurst: Served in Fenian Raid (1866) and India, 1877-1890. Commanded Egyptian Cavalry, 1892-1894. Served as A.A.G., 6th Div. in South Africa, 1900-01 (Mentioned in Despatches). Born at St. Catharines.
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