Born: 1883 and baptised 23rd May 1883 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Family: He was the youngest of ten children born to Harry Bennion, a grocer, and his wife Margaret Ellen (nee Baker). He married Annie Stockton Quarter 3 1918 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Residence: On both the 1891 and 1901 Censuses he was living at 6 Claypit Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. By the time of the 1911 Census for Charles his address was given as Terrick Hall Stables, Whitchurch, Shropshire. In 1939 he was living at The White Cottage, Mile Bank Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. (There is a difference of two years for his date of birth (1881 and not 1883).
Employment: On both the 1901 and 1911 Censuses Charles was said to have been employed as a domestic groom. In 1939 he was a gardener.
Died: In 1957 in Whitchurch, Shropshire, aged 74.
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
Service Number: 107140
Date of Enlistment: Not known
Date of Discharge: Not known
Reason for Discharge: Not known
Other Information: Charles’ brother, George Bennion, also served in WW1.