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Sidney Joseph Benstead

Sidney Joseph Benstead

Person  Male  Born 1890  Died 19/1/1917

Categories: Tragedy

Countries: Channel Islands

Employed at the Silvertown Brunner Mond works and killed in the 1917 Silvertown explosion.  Imperial War Museum has a page.

Also, "There appears to be a connection between Walter Mauger and another Brunner Mond employee who died in the explosion, Sidney Joseph Benstead. Mauger was born in Guernsey, Channel Islands, as was Sidney's mother, Julia. The two men, both in their mid twenties, were living at the same address, 26 Lindon/Liddon Road, Plaistow, when they died."

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Silvertown explosion - monument

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