Wylie Bennett (c.1895-1915)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Wylie Bennett

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BENNETT, WYLIE. Private. No 1201. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsden. Son of Mr and Mrs Harry Bennett, formerly of Marsden but lived in Shepherd's Bush, London, from 1912. Grandson of Mrs Sexton of Carrs Road, Marsden. Employed by Mr J. E. Crowther at Bank Bottom Mills. Engaged to Miss Lily Hirst of Sandhurst Cottages, Marsden. Was a member of the local Territorials before the outbreak of war. Died of wounds at Rouen Base Hospital, 25.9.1915, aged 20 years. Buried in St. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN. Grave location:- Plot A, Row 11, Grave 15.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Marsden War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission