John W. Bennett served 3 years with the 6th. V.B. Manchester Regiment and 3 years with the 91st. Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders.
John W. Bennett enlisted August 2nd 1915 in the 33rd Battalion C.E.F. at London, Ontario, arriving in England March 26th, 1916. Arrived in France April 9th, 1918, transferred to 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles. Wounded August 8th, gunshot wound in the right thigh at Battle of Amiens. Was treated at various hospitals in England and was sent to Canada in Hospital ship Araguaya, arriving at Portland Maine U.S.A. April 26th, 1919. Admitted to Wolsey Barracks Hospital, London, Ontario April 28th for treatment.
Discharged as medically unfit for further service June 1919.
IODE, Chatham Daily Planet (20-03-1918)
Last Place of Employment
Chatham Packing House.
$21.00 per week.
April 19th, 1900, Oldham, England.
August 2nd, 1915
Allowance from Patriotic Fund
$30.00 per month
Next of Kin
Wife- Mrs. Hanna Bennett, Chatham, Ontario. Children- Florie Bennett, Alfred Bennett, Gladdys Bennett, Edward Bennett, Hildred Bennett.