The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private J S Bennett


Photograph by "Steve N"

Private John Sykes BENNETT, G/38602, 6th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly M/318431, RASC, M.T.),  killed in action, Flanders, France, 21st September 1918, age 19.

6th March 1899, born Birstall, Yorkshire, son of Joseph & Annie Marie Bennett, of 2, Cooperative Buildings, Mount Top, Birstall, Leeds, Yorkshire.

16th April 1899, St Peter, Birstall, christening of John Sykes Bennett, son of Joseph, (collier), & Annie Bennett of Birstall.

1911 Census - 2, Cooperative Buildings, Raikes Lane,  Birstall, Leeds, Yorkshire - Joseph Bennett, head, age 36, married coal miner hewer, born Birstall, Yorkshire; Annie Bennett, wife, age 36, married 14 years, 6 children, 2 still alive, born Dronfield, Yorkshire; John Sykes Bennett, son, age 12, school,  born Birstall, Yorkshire; Ethel Bennett, daughter, age 5,  born Birstall, Yorkshire.

Enlisted Bradford, Yorkshire.

Buried at Unicorn Cemetery, Vend'huile, IV. C. 9., Aisne, France.

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