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VC766   Eugene Paul Bennett

Name   Eugene Paul Bennett   No.      

VC Issue No.   766   Awards   VC   MC

Regiment   Worcestershire Regiment, 2nd Battalion, C Company

Later   Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters Regiment

Now   2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment

Rank VC Won   Temporary Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Cainscross, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, Vicenza, Northern Italy

Buried/Location Ashes   Vicenza Crematorium, Via Trieste, Vicenza, Italy


Date Buried/Cremated   Vicenza Crematorium, Via Trieste, Vicenza, Italy

Headstone   Tablet   Plot/Grave no.   Niche 116

Gazetted   30 December 1916

VC Presented   5 February 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Vault, Vicenza Crematorium, Via Trieste, Vicenza, Northern Italy

Named on Wall Panel, Front Hall, Bank Of England, Threadneedle Street, City Of London

Portrait, Marling School, Stroud, Gloucestershire

P  Window, Worcester Cathedral, Worcestershire

By The Way…

Before the war he worked in the Accounts Department at the Bank Of England

VC Held By

Worcestershire Regiment Museum, Worcester City Museum, Foregate Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, England



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The First World War

BORN   12 January 1892

DIED   6 April 1970   AGE   77

VC Won   5 November 1916   AGE   24

Place VC Won   Le Transloy, Somme, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

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