We remember Frank Mercer Bentley

We remember Frank Mercer Bentley

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Timeline

Timeline

1881
birth Bury, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8482523 Source:8482510 4th September 1881
1884
sibling Edith Mary Bentley Source:8482535 1884
1885
sibling Margery Alice Bentley Source:8482535 1885
1886
sibling Helen Mercer Bentley Source:8482535 1886
1888
sibling Horace Mercer Bentley Source:8482535 1888
1903
employment Journalist and sub-editor at the Bury Times Arthur Bentley Bury United Kingdom Source:8482523 1903
1911
dates Age 29 Source:8482535 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Newspaper Proprietor Self employed Bury, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8482535 2nd April 1911
1911
location Walmersley Rd, Bury, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:8482535 2nd April 1911
1915
service British Army 3/5th Lancashire Fusiliers C Company Source:8482523 1915 - 9th October 1917
1917
education Rossall College Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8482521 October 1917
1917
hospitalisation wounded in action whilst leading his men in an attack on Passchendaele Ridge, 9 October 1917 - receiving a gunshot wound to the left thigh. Hospital/Institution Source:8482523 9th October 1917
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8482523 6th April 1918
1918
dates Age 37 Source:8482510 13th October 1918
service British Army Captain 1st/5th Lancashire Fusiliers Source:8482523
education Bury Grammar School Bury, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8482523
service British Army Captain Leinster Regiment Territorial Force Source:311001
1918
death Killed in Action Source:8482510 Source:8482537 13th October 1918
burial St Souplet British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial France Source:8482510

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Frank Mercer
Initials FM
Last Name Bentley,
Source 8482510
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Walmersley Rd, Bury, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Leinster Regiment Territorial Force Captain
British Army 3/5th Lancashire Fusiliers C Company
British Army 1st/5th Lancashire Fusiliers Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
MC British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Arthur F Bentley father
Mary Ellen Bentley mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Mary Bentley sister 1884
Margery Alice Bentley sister 1885
Helen Mercer Bentley sister 1886
Horace Mercer Bentley brother 1888

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 Transcription Ann39898
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann39898
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Ann39898
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann39898
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Ann39898

External Evidence

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http://search.findmypast.co.uk/bna/viewarticle?id=bl%2f0000272%2f19171017%2f020 Ann39898
Auction catalogue details for Captain Bentley's medals Ann39898
Soldiers' Effects Records, 1901-60 Ann39898

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