We remember William Bennett

We remember William Bennett

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Timeline

Timeline

1896
birth Source:7715383 10th February 1896
1913
enlistment Source:7715383 25th March 1913
1913
service Royal Navy 17875 Royal Marine Light Infantry: Chatham Division Source:7715383 25th March 1913
service Royal Navy Private CH/17875 Royal Marine Light Infantry - H.M.S. "Formidable." Source:7734822
1915
death Killed in Action William Bennett 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:7734822 1st January 1915
burial Deal Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Kent United Kingdom Source:7734822

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Bennett
Source 7715383
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy 17875 Royal Marine Light Infantry: Chatham Division
Royal Navy CH/17875 Royal Marine Light Infantry - H.M.S. "Formidable." Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth mother
William Bennett father

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Evidence

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Official Records

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

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Multimedia

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War memorial, St Saviour's Church, Walmer, Kent Edward43379
CWGC Terry7885

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