Harland and Wolff - Shipbuilding and Engineering Works

Thomas Edmund Bennett
  Occupation   Timekeeper  
  Regiment   H.M.H.S. Gambria Royal Army Medical Corps  
  Service No. - Rank   56273 - Serjeant  
  Date of Death   21st July 1916 aged  
  Buried   Dover (St. James's) Cemetery, Kent, United Kingdom. O. F. 20.  
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Sergt. T. Bennett, R.A.M.C., 26, married, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bennett, Clare-road, Bootle. Joined the Army in January, 1915, and has been serving on hospital ships as sergeant for the past 12 months. Contracted fever, and died on shipboard last Friday. Was interred at Dover with full military honours on Tuesday. Before joining the Army was a timekeeper at Messrs. Harland and Wolff's. Was well known as a footballer, and kept goal for Orrell.