Born: 1898, Ipswich.

Died: 31st July 1917; age 19; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Clacton, Essex.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 3188; Regiment: Welsh Guards, 1st Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

Panel 11.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles Bennett, of ‘Bankipore’ Page Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex & the late Selina Bennett.



1901   32, Handford Road, Ipswich.

Bertram was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Charles Bennett, 45, a Railway Guard, born Haughley, Suffolk.

Selina Bennett, 46, born Leatherhead, Surrey.

Violet Selina Bennett, 16, born Ipswich.

Reginald Charles Bennett, 14, a Stationmaster’s Clerk, born Ipswich.

Gladys Adelaide Bennett, 11, born Ipswich.

Stanley Walter Bennett, 9, born Ipswich.

Edgar Albert Bennett, 5, born Ipswich.

1911   1, Ruby Villa, Dudley Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

Bertram was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 55, a Railway Guard – G.E.R.

Selina, 56.

Violet, 26.

Gladys, 21, a Shop Assistant – Boot Shop.

Stanley, 19, a Baker’s Assistant.

Edgar, 15, an Errand Boy – Chemist.


WELSH GUARDS 1st Battalion:


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