Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Reginald (Rex) Lindsay BENSON, DSO, MVO, MC, MiD, 9th Lancers

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    Rank: Lieutenant-Colonel
    Name: Sir Reginald (Rex) Lindsay BENSON, DSO, MVO, MC, MiD
    Unit: Royal Armoured Corps

    London Gazette : 29 September 1908
    Buckinghamshire (Royal Bucks Hussars); the undermentioned officers, from the Buckingham- shire (Royal Bucks Hussars) Imperial Yeomanry, are appointed to the regiment, with rank and precedence as in the Imperial Yeomanry. Dated 1st April, 1908 : —
    Second Lieutenant Reginald Lindsay Benson.

    London Gazette : 27 May 1910
    The undermentioned successful Candidates at the Competitive Examination-of Officers of the Special Reserve, &c., held in March last, to be Second Lieutenants. Dated 28th May, 1910:—
    9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers, Second Lieutenant Reginald Lindsay Benson, from Buckinghamshire (Royal Bucks Hussars) Yeomanry, in succession to Lieutenant D. K. L. Lucas-Tooth, promoted.

    London Gazette : 19 October 1914
    9th Lancers.
    Lieutenant R. L. Benson.

    London Gazette : 18 February 1915
    9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers.
    Awarded the Military Cross.
    Lieutenant R. L. Benson.

    London Gazette : 3 June 1918
    Capt. Reginald Lindsay Benson, M.C., Lrs

    London Gazette : 23 June 1922
    The KING has been graciously pleased, on the occasion of the visit of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to India,, to make the following promotions in and appointments to the Royal Victorian Order : —
    To be dated 22nd! November, 1921.
    To be Member of the Fourth Class.
    Major Reginald Lindsay Benson, D.S.O., M.C., Military Secretary to the Governor of Bombay.

    London Gazette : 26 July 1940
    The names of the undermentioned have been brought to notice in recognition of distinguished services rendered in connection with operations in the field. (First list, to March 1940, sub-joined. Second list, March-June 1940, to be published later):—
    Royal Armoured Corps.
    Benson, Maj. R. L., D.S.O., M.V.O., M.C., Res. of Off.

    London Gazette : 12 June 1958
    The QUEEN has been graciously pleased, on the occasion of the Celebration of Her Majesty's Birthday, to signify her intention of conferring the Honour of Knighthood upon the following: —
    Lieutenant-Colonel Reginald Lindsay BENSON, D.S.O., M.V.O., M.C., Honorary Treasurer, English Speaking Union of the Commonwealth.

    London Gazette : 18 July 1958
    His Royal Highness THE PRINCE PHILIP DUKE OF EDINBURGH, K.G., K.T., G.B.E., acting on behalf of Her Majesty by authority of Letters Patent under the Great Seal dated 14th July, 1958, conferred the honour of Knighthood upon the undermentioned gentlemen at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, 15th instant:—
    Lieutenant-Colonel Reginald Lindsay Benson D.S.O., M.V.O., M.C.
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