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BennettCharles Alfred2513GunnerSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, A Battery Royal Australian Artill
BennettCharles E690Source: Medal rollsCanada, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles
BennettCharles Edgar451TrooperSource: OZ-Boer databaseWest Australia, 8th Battalion Australian Commonwea
BennettCharles HughCaptainBENNETT, CHARLES HUGH, Captain, was born 13 October 1867, son of Thomas Millord Bennett and Elizabeth Bennett (nee Long); was educated at Hereford Cathedral School, and was gazetted to the Worcestershire Regiment 9 May 1888, becoming Captain 11 August 1897. He served in the South African War, 1899-1902, 011 the Staff; during operations in the Orange Free State, April and May 1900; during operations in Orange River Colony, May to 29 November 1900, including actions at Biddulphsberg and Wittebergen (1 to 29 July); during operations in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, March and April 1900; in the operations in the Transvaal, July 1901; during operations in the Orange River Colony, December 1900 to 31 May 1902. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 16 April 1901], and received the Queen's Medal with three clasps, and the King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 19 April 1901]: "Charles Hugh Bennett, Captain, Worcestershire Regiment. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia of the DSO were sent to South Africa and presented there. Captain Bennett was promoted to Major 17 February 1904, and retired from the Worcestershire Regiment 27 January 1912. He served in the European War from 1914 as Temporary Lieutenant Colonel, and commanded the 20th Battalion Royal Fusiliers 7 October 1914 to February 1917. He went to France in command, November 1915; was wounded in the Battle of the Somme, July 1916, mentioned in Despatches, and placed on Reserve February 1917. In 1912 he married Frederica, daughter of James Turle, MD, and they had two sons, Peter and Thomas, and two daughters, Joan and Margery.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Worcestershire Regiment
BennettCharles J2176PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls7th Company, 4th Btn, IY
BennettCharles Jackson254TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Western Light Horse
BennettCharles Robert32765TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls70th Company, 18th Btn, IY
BennettCharles William4156Lance CorporalQSA (3). Left S.A. on 03 Jan 02.
Source: QSA medal rolls
6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers)
BennettCJ768TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Prince Alfred's Guard Mounted Infantry
BennettClaude Ernest2724PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseSouth Australia, 2nd Battalion Australian Commonwe
BennettD4126PrivateQSA (3)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Elandslaagte
Devonshire Regiment
BennettD4th Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
(Princess Louise's) Sutherland and Argyll Highland
BennettD2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regiment
BennettD1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Devonshire Regiment
BennettDReceived the Mediterranean Medal
3rd Battalion
Source: Medal roll WO100 368
(Prince of Wales's Own) West Yorkshire Regiment
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