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Lt Col Alexander George Bennett

Male 1900 - 1979  (79 years)


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  • Name Alexander George Bennett 
    Title Lt Col 
    Born 7 Sep 1900  Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 13 Oct 1900  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Sep 1979  Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 12 Oct 1979  Fleet, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2256  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2019 

    Father Richard Alexander Bennett,   b. 12 Dec 1872, Bournemouth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1951  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Albinia Rose Gibbs,   b. 31 Mar 1876, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1941, Thornbury, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 2 Dec 1899  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Dick Bennett & Albinia's wedding
    Dick Bennett & Albinia's wedding
    Family ID F803  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosemary Elizabeth Leach,   b. 11 Jan 1908, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 2000, North Dorset, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1933  Knightsbridge, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jane Elizabeth Bennett,   b. Jan 1935, Chipping S, Shropshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 2021, Bramley House, Mere, Warminster, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1st son. Baptised 13 October 1900 at Wraxall, Somerset. Educated at Eton College 1913-18 and Royal Military College, Sandhurst, 1918-19. Service of Thanksgiving for him at All Saint's, Fleet 12 October 1979.

      Nov. 1919 joined King's Royal Rifle Corps (60th Rifles); retired Lieut. Col. 1947. Secretary, Army Rifle Association, 1947-67. President, Aldershot and North Hants. Conservative Association, 1970-78.

      Worked for over 20 years for the Riflemen's Aid Society and over 15 years for the Officer's Pension Assn.

      Took an active part in all field sports until his death.

      1 daughter: Jane Elisabeth Bennett, born 1935. last living at 56 Redcliffe Square, S.W.10.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Sep 1900 - Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 13 Oct 1900 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Oct 1933 - Knightsbridge, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Sep 1979 - Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Oct 1979 - Fleet, Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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