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.
Oct. 12: Enlisted, Halifax N.S. 85th N.S. Battalion
Nov. 1 : Passed Medical, Attestation papers signed
Dec. 20: Attestation Papers and Medical approved
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)
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
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