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David Herd Bennett

In memory of:

Private David Herd Bennett

April 18, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

420596

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of John and Annie Bennett; husband of Annie D. Milne Bennett, of Waulkmill, Peterculter, Aberdeenshire.

Commemorated on Page 53 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. E. 18.

Location:

SPOILBANK CEMETERY is located 4.5 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Vaartstraat a road leading from the Komenseweg connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. 2.3 Km along the Komenseweg lies the right hand turning onto Vaartstraat. The SPOILBANK CEMETERY is located 1.6 Km along the Vaartstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bell to Bernaquez.  Mircoform Sequence 8; Volume Number 31829_B016718; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 152 Page 401 of 670
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