Bernard Bonnett

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dunfermline
  • Service no: 8348
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 31
  • Date of Death: 18.03.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 37 to 38

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Darjeeling, India
  • Address:
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Catherine Bonnett, 1 Littlejohn St, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Bonnett

  • Siblings:

    Annie, Phillip and 4 other brothers, (names unknown)

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Bernard Bonnett

Bernard has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial. He was the brother of Pte Pillip Bonnett, 3901, 4/5th Battalion, Black Watch, who died of wounds 01.08.1916.

Bernard Bonnett   8348   Highland Infantry

BONNETTSacred to the memory of my dear brother, 8348 Lance-Corporal Bernard Bonnett 1st Battalion Highland Light Infantry, aged 31 years, who was killed in action at Neuve Chapelle on the 12th March 1915. – Inserted by his sister Annie, and his father and mother, No. 1 Littlejohn Street, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 11th March 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell. Pension record image courtesy of WFA

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