F A Bennett
Regiment: Sussex Fortress, Royal Engineers
Parents: Mr & Mrs Bennett
Brother in Law: C Carpenter
Address: 194 Mount Pleasant Road, Hastings
Other Info: At the Front. The text in 24 Years Continuous Service reads: Each of these men has 24 years’ continuous service to his credit. The photograph was taken at the Front. Sergeant Green, the man standing on the left, has since come home. Sergeant Bennett … is seated on the left. The man with the dog is Corporal Green and the dog was taken out by the men in March 1915. Its identification disk is hanging around its neck, and is marked “01 Spot. Sussex Army Troops, Royal Engineers. It is well known to the troops at the Front, and has many rats to his credit. It always takes up its position at the head of working parties when allowed.
Published: May 1915 & April 1916
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