Benton Lane

Benton Lane in the suburb of East Victoria Park, is named for Ellis May Benton (1923-2010) who was born in Victoria Park in 1923.
Benton Lane (sign), East Victoria Park
Ellis was a Corporal in the Women’s Auxiliary Australian Airforce (WAAF) during World War II, enlisting in May 1942. Upon her enlistment Ellis lived with her parents at 34 Cargill Street, Victoria Park. Ellis married Ronald Albert JENKINS at St Alban's in Highgate in May 1948.
  • Benton Lane (sign), East Victoria Park
  • Ellis May BENTON upon enlistment in the WAAAF in WWII. (Courtesy of the National Archives of Australia: NAA: A9301, 99645)