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Offline mack

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military cross. 22nd manchesters
« on: October 14, 2009, 01:36:07 AM »
RSM 25775 herbert bennett
for extremely able and gallant performance of duty,for 5 days he continued to issue ammunition to the front line under very heavy fire until his store was destroyed by shell fire,admitted to 5th northern gen hospital,leicester on 14-11-16
LG 19-8-16.

25775 herbert bennett
enl at lark hill 19-10-15 and immediately promoted to act/sgt major
aged 34
lived with his wife harriett and daughter gladys at 92 wheeler st,maidstone,kent
previously served in 1st royal scots from 28-11-1895 till 29-1-03[army number 5500]

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Re: military cross. 22nd manchesters
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2017, 11:14:30 AM »
MC for Mametz 1-5 July 1916