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BennettAlbertSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 9th Contingent
BennettAlbertSource: Medal rollsSt Helena Volunteer Sharpshooters
BennettAlfredOrderly Source: Nominal roll in WO127Imperial Hospital Corps
BennettAlfred1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
BennettAlfredGunnerQSA (1) Belm. Ref: RMA4.408. Killed at Graspan 25 Nov 99
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Monarch
BennettAlfred44QM SergeantServed in 1st KFS. Joined 31/12/1900 Discharged 30 Jun 01 completion of service Pretoria
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Kitchener's Fighting Scouts
BennettAlfred281Trooper1st Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
BennettAlfred CharlesMajorBENNETT, ALFRED CHARLES, Lieutenant Colonel, the son of St John Bennett, Barrister-at-Law, of Colewood Park, Sussex, and of 31, Cambridge Square, London. He was educated privately, and joined the Army on 19 July 1876. He served in South Africa, 1899-1902; was mentioned in Despatches; received both Medals and one clasp, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 31 October 1902]: "Alfred Charles Bennett, Major and Honourable Lieutenant Colonel, West Yorkshire Regiment. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". He was Commandant of Boer Prisoners of War at Simon's Town; Commandant of Kimberley for part of the time the battalion was there, and Officer Commanding troops at Worcester, Cape Colony. He subsequently retired, and joined the Reserve of Officers. Directly war broke out in 1914 he applied for employment, and was appointed Recruiting Officer at Southend, which post he held until his death. He died 16 January 1915, at Ardleigh Park, Colchester. He had married, in 1886, Emma Charlotte, daughter of Lieutenant F Vere-Hopegood, of Hadley (late of the 70th Regiment), and widow of Lieutenant Wilmot Lambert, Rifle Brigade, of Banstead, Surrey.
QSA (1) CC (Lt Col W Yorks Regt), KSA (2) (Lt Col DSO).
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
(Prince of Wales's Own) West Yorkshire Regiment
BennettAlfred Edward1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
BennettAlfred Edward669Acting Corporal1st Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
BennettAlfred H2624TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry
BennettAlfred JoshuaCaptainSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, 1st Contingent NSW Mounted Rifles
BennettAlfred JoshuaCaptainBENNETT, ALFRED JOSHUA, Captain, was born at Brucedale Park, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, 10 January 1865, son of B B Bennett, JP. He was educated at Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, and at Fort Street College, Sydney; served with the New South Wales Contingent in Egypt, 1885; took part in the advance on Tarrai (Medal with clasp for Suakin, and Khedive's Star); served for 15 years with the New South Wales Military Forces. He served in the South African War as Captain, 1900-02, commanding a squadron of the 2nd New South Wales Contingent, 1900; took part in the operations in the Orange Free State, February to May 1900, including the actions at Poplar Grove, Driefontein (where he was severely wounded) and Karee Siding. He was also present at the operations in the Orange River Colony (May to November 1900); at all the engagements under Colonel de Lisle, induding Bothaville. Ho was promoted to Major in 1901, and was in command of the 2nd Contingent, New South Wales Mounted Infantry (December 26 1900, to March 29, 1901). Operations in the Transvaal, Orange River Colony and Cape Colony, November 1900, to May 1902; was with Colonel Rimington's Column. For general service throughout the war, and especially for courage and resource at Bothaville, he was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 19 April, 1901]: "Alfred Joshua Bennett, Captain, New South Wales Mounted Infantry. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia, etc, were presented by HRH the Prince of Wales, on Horse Guards' Parade, 1 July 1902. He became Major, Reserve of Officers, 8 July 1905. During the European War he was created a CMG, 1915, and was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
New South Wales contingent
BennettAlfred Thomas241 SergeantSource: Nominal roll in WO127Imperial Light Infantry
BennettAndrew Trooper1st Battalion
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Scottish Horse
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