We remember Frank William Bentley

We remember Frank William Bentley

Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Chelsea United Kingdom Source:7677475 Source:7734825 2nd September 1893
1912
enlistment Source:7677475 4th January 1912
1912
service Royal Navy 17273 Royal Marine Light Infantry: Chatham Division Source:7677475 4th January 1912
1915
dates Age 21 Source:7734825 1st January 1915
service Royal Navy Private CH/17273 Royal Marine Light Infantry - H.M.S. "Formidable." Source:7734825
1915
death Killed in Action Frank William Bentley was one of more than 500 people lost on HMS Formidable on 1st January 1915 when the battleship was torpedoed by U-24 off Start Point, Devon, UK. HMS Formidable United Kingdom Source:7734825 1st January 1915
burial Chatham Naval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Kent United Kingdom Source:7734825

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Frank William
Initials FW
Last Name Bentley
Source 7677475
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Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy 17273 Royal Marine Light Infantry: Chatham Division
Royal Navy CH/17273 Royal Marine Light Infantry - H.M.S. "Formidable." Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie Bentley mother
Thomas Harry Bentley father

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Royal Marines 1899-1919
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Maritime35342

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