Photo of Herbert Bennett

Herbert Bennett

Private

8th Infantry Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus X holl. Purpurescens
  • Planted By: Mr. C. Burrow
  • Plaque: 1572

Additional Info

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Biography

Herbert Bennett was born in Ballarat. He enlisted in the 8th Infantry Battalion on 12th October 1915, Regimental No. 5037. He was 27 years of age, unmarried and working as a clerk. He was killed in action at Passchendaele during the Third Battle of Ypres. His name is recorded on the Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres, Belgium.
Tree No. 1572

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour