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Bennett, Bernard Charles (1890-1917)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Bernard Charles Bennett, born 11 February 1890 at Chilmark, Wiltshire, son of Edward John Bennett and Katherine Maud Bennett of Manor Farm, Chilmark, Salisbury, Wiltshire. Brother of Edward Self Bennett. Husband of Winifred Drake (formerly Bennett, nee Waters) of Lower Bryanston, Blandford, Dorset. Married 20 May 1916.

 

Attended Clevedon House Preparatory School, Weymouth.

 

Attended Sherborne School (Harper House) January 1905-July 1907. Took part in the 1905 Sherborne Pageant www.flickr.com/photos/sherborneschoolarchives/15974976765...

 

Occupation: Farmer.

 

WW1, Sergeant (no.230026.) in the Dorset Yeomanry (Queen's Own), 1st Bn. Died on 4 May 1917 in Palestine.

 

Commemorated at:

Deir-el-Belah War Cemetery, A.197 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/645434/BENNETT,%20B%20C

 

Chilmark parish church, Wiltshire.

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; Harper House roll of honour.

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