Charles Joseph Henry Bennison

Memorial: Mangotsfield - St James Place

Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment

Medals: 1914–15 Star, British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 14242

Parents: Benjamin and Alice Sarah Ann Bennison (nee Lewis)

Marital status: Single

Home address: Lewis Villa, Teewell Hill, Staple Hill, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: Storekeeper in motor works

Date of birth: 25/07/1891

Place of birth: Kew Place, Cheltenham, Glos

Date of death: 03/09/1916

Buried/Commemorated at: Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial (Pier and Face 5 A and 5 B), France

Age: 25

Further information:

Company 'B', 12th (Service) Battalion, (Bristol's Own) Gloucestershire Regiment

Charles died on 3 September 1916 at Guillemont, France. He has no know grave but is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

National Archives, Battalion War Diary, UK Censuses, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Medal rolls Index, David Blackmore