Private Tom Edgar Bennett

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Army Number: 3287

Battalion: 1/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British 15 Star, British War and Victory MedalBorn at Nottingham and lived at 11 West Street, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Son of John and Constance Bennett, of 158, London Road, Nottingham. He was an electrical engineer prior to enlisting on 26th October 1914 at Chesterfield. He went to France on 28th February 1915 and was killed in action, 28th June 1915, age 32, whilst serving in the trenches at Kemmel, Belgium. 

Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Panel 39 and 41.

Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium.

Private TomEdgar Bennet is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
Derby Road Baptist Church War Memorial (Thomas Helwys) Baptist Church), Nottingham.
St. Saviours Church War Memorial, Meadows, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.