David John Bentley

Name

David John Bentley

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

26/10/1917

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Corporal
7751
Royal Fusiliers
11th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY
VII. F. 47.
Belgium

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Standon War Memorial, St Mary’s Church Memorial, Standon
Puckeridge Memorial Plaque, Standon Village Hall, Standon

Pre War

Born in Puckeridge 13th February 1892 and baptised at Standon 13 March 1892 as David John, but known as John. The 1901 Census entry for John Bentley shows him aged nine living in High Street, Puckeridge with father David, a builder’s labourer, and mother Emma (nee Game) plus two older sisters, Lizzie (Elizabeth Jane) and Maud.

Wartime Service

Died of wounds.

Additional Information

See additional information link

Acknowledgments

Di Vanderson, Jonty Wild