John Bennett

Name

John Bennett

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

10/03/1918
19

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
42815
Lincolnshire Regiment
7th Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY
I. G. 12
France

UK Memorials

All Saints Church, Datchworth Roll of Honour
All Saints Church, Datchworth
Not currently aware of any Burnham Green memorials

Pre War

John was the son of George and Florence Bennett of Burnham Green, Datchworth and born in 1898. They were living in Burnham Green in 1901 & 1911. In 1911 they were at and his father is a platelayer on the railway. He lived in Datchworth, and probably joined up with Stanley Arnold as they were the same age, and served in the same regiments until death parted them.

Wartime Service

John enlisted at Hitchin into the Queen's Royal Regt. as 157177, but later was transferred to the 7th Bn Lincolnshires.

Acknowledgments

June Colegrove, Adrian Pitts, Pat Bird