Private Harry Albert Bence

Army Number: 202006

Battalion: 2/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British War and Victory Medal

Born Beckenham, Kent and lived at Derby. Son of Harry and Rosetta Bence, of 115, City Road, Derby. He was a grocer’s assistant prior to enlisting at Derby. Killed in action, 21st March 1918, aged 25, whilst holding the line near Noreuil, France on the opening day of the German Spring Offensive or (Kaiserschlact)

Commemorated: Arras Memorial, France. Bay 7.

Arras Memorial, France.

Private Harry Albert Bence is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
St. Paul’s Church War Memorial, Derby.