We remember William Bennett

We remember William Bennett

Timeline

Timeline

1886
sibling Rosa M Bennett Source:9434957 1886
1888
birth Near Borough Green, Kent United Kingdom Source:6488566 24th September 1888
1890
sibling Florence E Bennett Source:9434957 1890
1891
location Tilton Cottage, Ightam Road, Ightam Common, Kent, England United Kingdom parents address Source:9434957 5th April 1891
1891
dates Age 4 Source:9434957 5th April 1891
1897
sibling Constance May Bennett Source:8587223 1897
1900
sibling Robert David Eli Bennett Source:8587223 1900
1901
location Wrotham Heath, Wrotham, Kent, England United Kingdom parents address Source:8587216 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 14 Source:8587216 31st March 1901
1901
employment Agricultural Labourer United Kingdom Source:8587216 31st March 1901
1904
sibling Frederick Cecil Bennett Source:8587223 1904
1906
enlistment United Kingdom Source:6488566 15th October 1906
1906
employment Agricultural Labourer United Kingdom Source:9436173 15th October 1906
1906
service Royal Navy Stoker 2nd Class SS103955 HMSs Acheron, [unreadable] Source:9436173 15th October 1906 - 31st October 1907
1907
service Royal Navy Stoker 1st Class SS103955 HMSs [unreadable], Bacchante, Pembroke II, Thames Source:9436173 1st November 1907 - 16th July 1911
1908
sibling Edith Cicely Bennett Source:8587223 1908
1911
service Royal Navy Stoker 1st Class K11735 HMSs Thames, Dominion, Pembroke II, Cyclops, Dolphin, Maidstone Source:6488566 17th July 1911 - 30th November 1915
1914
marriage Annie Charlotte Rose Hawkins Source:9435274 12th December 1914 - 27th March 1916
1915
children Selma Cavell M Bennett Source:9435274 1915
1915
service Royal Navy Acting Leading Stoker K11735 HMSs Dolphin, Maidstone, HM Submarine E24 Source:9434937 1st December 1915 - 27th March 1916
1916
death Killed in Action Lost with the entire crew when HM Submarine E24 struck a mine. At sea - North Sea, Heligoland Bight Germany Source:6488566 27th March 1916
1916
dates Age 27 Source:9436323 27th March 1916
1916
dates Age 25 Source:9434930 27th March 1916
service Royal Navy K11735 Source:6488566
burial Chatham Naval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Chatham, Kent, England United Kingdom 17 Source:9434930

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Bennett
Source 6488566
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Tilton Cottage, Ightam Road, Ightam Common, Kent, England United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
Wrotham Heath, Wrotham, Kent, England United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy K11735
Royal Navy SS103955 HMSs Acheron, [unreadable] Stoker 2nd Class
Royal Navy SS103955 HMSs [unreadable], Bacchante, Pembroke II, Thames Stoker 1st Class
Royal Navy K11735 HMSs Thames, Dominion, Pembroke II, Cyclops, Dolphin, Maidstone Stoker 1st Class
Royal Navy K11735 HMSs Dolphin, Maidstone, HM Submarine E24 Acting Leading Stoker
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Selma Cavell M Bennett daughter 1915
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Bennett father
Elizabeth Miles mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rosa M Bennett sister 1886
Florence E Bennett sister 1890
Frederick Cecil Bennett brother 1904
Edith Cicely Bennett sister 1908
Constance May Bennett sister 1897
Robert David Eli Bennett brother 1900
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie Charlotte Rose Hawkins wife 12th December 1914
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Blue Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1911-07-17 5'9"

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1919
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bridget3206
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bridget3206
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Bridget3206
WW1 Naval Casualties Transcription Bridget3206
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Bridget3206
British Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1924 Transcription Bridget3206
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Bridget3206
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Bridget3206
British armed forces and overseas deaths and burials Transcription Bridget3206
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Bridget3206
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Bridget3206
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Bridget3206

External Evidence

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Partial transcription of WW1 Pension Ledger or Index Card Bridget3206
Baptisms Register, Weymouth Holy Trinity, Dorset Bridget3206
Naval Medal Roll Bridget3206
The Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Gosport - photographs Bridget3206
HMS E24 - Wikipedia Bridget3206

Multimedia

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Unidentified E Class Submarine. Courtesy of NMRN. Bridget3206

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