Paul Benner

Engineer, Deceased Person

1935 – 1957

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Who was Paul Benner?

Second Lieutenant Michael Paul Benner GC, known as Paul Benner, of the Corps of Royal Engineers was posthumously awarded the George Cross for gallantry for his actions in an alpine rescue attempt at Grossglockner, Austria on 1 July 1957.

He was born on 14 April 1935 and educated at Canford School in Dorset. The award of the George Cross was published in The London Gazette on 17 June 1958.

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Born
Apr 14, 1935
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Died
Jul 1, 1957

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on July 23, 2013

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