Harry James Bentley

Name

Harry James Bentley

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

22/11/1916
35

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Leading Stoker
298302
Royal Navy
H.M. Submarine "E30"

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Mentioned in Despatches

Cemetery/Memorial

BARKWAY (ST. MARY MAGDALENE) CHURCHYARD
16
United Kingdom

UK Memorials

Stanstead Abbotts Village Memorial
Barkway Village Memorial
St Mary Magdalene Church Memorial, Barkway
Nuthampstead Plaque, St Mary Magdalene Church, Barkway
Portsmouth Naval Memorial. United Kingdom

Pre War

Son of Ralph and Rebecca Bentley, later recorded at Barkway, Royston, Herts.; Husband Of Ellen Bentley, of 44, Landguard Rd., Eastney, Portsmouth.

Wartime Service

Harry had served in the Royal Navy for 15 years at the time of his death. He was serving on the submarine E30 which had been sunk on the 22nd November 1916.

Additional Information

Harry had three brothers who were serving in the army during the war, one of whom, Ralph, was killed in France in January 1915.

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson, Adrian Pitts