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Lest We Forget


In Rememberance of Battalion Members
donated by their
children and grandchildren

donated by grandson

Service Record and War Graves Commission Doc.
Pte. George Reginald Bennett
Feb. 16, 1895, Regimental # 223116

5'10, 144 lb. Med. Light Complexion
Blue Eyes, Dark Brown Hair
Son of Giles and Annie Bennett of Cannings N.S.
1915
Oct. 12: Enlisted, Halifax N.S. 85th N.S. Battalion
Nov. 1 : Passed Medical, Attestation papers signed
Dec. 20: Attestation Papers and Medical approved
1916
Oct. 13: Embarked on the SS Olympia from Halifax
Oct. 18: Disembarked at Liverpool England
Dec. 13: Transferred to 13th Battalion at Witley
Dec. 21: Taken on Strength
Dec. 14: Place (CBD)
1917
Jan. 20: 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion, to the Field.
Jan. 23: 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion, to the Field.
Mar. 21: 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion, to the Field.
Mar. 24: Joined 13th Battalion
Aug. 15: Wounded in Action
Aug. 16: Admitted to 3rd General Hospital, Le Treport France,
Shell Buried Wounds, Slit Contusions
Aug. 26: Seriously Ill
Aug. 30 Dangerously Ill, Maybe Visited
Sept. 1: Died of Wounds
The above Information was taken from CEF Archives Papers
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George Alfred Stevens Uniform
donated by great-grandson Brian Avery
His helmet and part of uniform
 
Thankyou Brian Avery, great- grandson of George Albert Stevens