George Edward Bentley Image

Name

Private George Edward Bentley

Born

1893-06-03

From

Occupation

Farmer

Religion

Presbyterian

Death

1918-09-29

Killed

Killed in Action

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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

255176

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

210th Battalion

Enlisted

Moose Jaw, SK

Enlistment Date

1916-06-13


Service Record 2


Regimental Number

255176

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion

Enlistment Date

1917-06-20

Prev Exp

210th Battalion



Notes

George was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Bentley, and brother to four sisters and two brothers. He was born at North Bruce and attended No. 4 Saugeen School before the family moved to Saskatchewan. He enlisted with the 210th battalion at Moose Jaw, and went overseas then to France where he was first man on a machine gun section. He was killed in action on September 27th, 1918.







News Clippings


Port Elgin Times – December 4, 1918
Port Elgin Times – December 4, 1918

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