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Francis Joseph BENNETT

Private 103145 Francis Joseph BENNETT
2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)
formerly 5253, 2/7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

Died of Wounds,   Tuesday 24th September 1918,   Charing Cross Hospital, London,   age 20

Home address:28 Well Meadow, Flowery Field, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1898, Newton, Hyde
Parents:Sarah Ann Bennett and Henry Simpson Bennett
28 Well Meadow, Flowery Field, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Cotton Spinner
Enlisted:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:St. Mary's Churchyard, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire,
grave K15.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

On 18.9.1918 Private Bennett received a shell wound to the left side of his head. He was taken to Charing Cross Hospital, London for treatment and died a 2am on the 24.09.1918 from complications arising from the wound.