We remember Philip Eric Bent

We remember Philip Eric Bent

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
birth Halidax Nova Scotia Canada Source:8625140 Source:8540486 3rd January 1891
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8958227 15th June 1916
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8958234 22nd May 1917
1917
dates Age 26 Source:7442640 1917
1918
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8958255 8th January 1918
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7442640
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel Leicestershire Regiment 9th Battalion Source:7442640
service British Army Second Lieutenant Leicestershire Regiment 9th Battalion Source:8958223
service British Army Lt. Colonel Source:8958220
1917
death Killed in Action VC Citation "This very gallant officer was killed whilst leading a charge which he inspired with the call of "Come on the Tigers." East of Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke Belgium Source:7442640 Source:8870994 1st October 1917
burial Tyne Cot Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Panel 50 to 51 Source:7442640

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Philip Eric
Initials PE
Last Name Bent
Source 8958220
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Leicestershire Regiment 9th Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Leicestershire Regiment 9th Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Lt. Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
VC, DSO British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sophia mother
Frank Pierce Bent father

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
Leicestershire and Rutland, Soldiers Died 1914-1920 Transcription Celine115478
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Celine115478
Medal Index Cards Transcription Celine115478
Medal Index Cards Transcription Celine115478

External Evidence

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Canadian Virtual Memorial remembrance Janet2378
Old Boy of Ashby school personal website Lizbet72994
Stepping Stones memorials Lizbet72994
findagrave.com Anne1202
The London Gazette Celine115478

Multimedia

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Philip Eric Bent Myko59
Tyne Cot Memorial Desmond1478
Lieutenant Colonel Philip Eric Bent VC Anne1202
CWGC Memorial wall Robert74668

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