Robert B. Bennet

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dunfermline
  • Service no: 7440
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 35
  • Date of Death: 21/05/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panels 24 to 26.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 10 Lawrence Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    William Bennet, 109 Lochee Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Mrs Boyle, 10 Lawrence St, Dundee

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert B. Bennet

Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.

Robert B. Bennet   7440   Black Watch

BENNET―Private Robert Bennett, No. 7440 “C” Company, 1st Battalion Black Watch; last heard of on 29th October 1914.  Inquirer sister, Mrs Boyle, 10 Lawrence Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 20th March 1915

BENNET―Private Robert, 7440, 1st Black Watch, C Coy.  Missing in France since 30th October, 1914.  Any information would be thankfully received by his mother, Mrs Bennet, Lochee Road, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 23rd September 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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