Captain John Alfred Benjamin was a Canadian officer of the British Army who died during the First World War.
He was born on 20 April 1892, in Toronto, the only son of Australian-born Alfred David, of M & L. Samuel & Co., and Rosetta Benjamin (née Levy), of London. Benjamin studied at Upper Canada College and Clifton College before securing a scholarship to Clare College, Cambridge.
Benjamin was commissioned in September 1914, in the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). He died on 5 July 1916, during the Somme Offensive, while serving with the 9th Dukes on the Western Front.
He is buried in Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-la-Boisselle
- Benjamin, John Alfred, cwgc.org. Retrieved 11 July 2013.