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Francis Joseph BENNETT

Private 103145 Francis Joseph BENNETT of 2nd Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) (Formerly 5253, 2/7th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers)

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

Of:28 Well Meadow, Flowery Field, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1898, Newton, Hyde
Parents:Sarah Ann Bennett and Henry Simpson Bennett of 28 Well Meadow, Flowery Field, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Cotton Spinner
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:St. Mary's Churchyard, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire,   K. 15
Link with 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.