Bennett, Leonard Spencer (Private, b.? - d.1915)

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number 1DRL/0111
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Bennett, Leonard Spencer
Place made Australia: Queensland, Brisbane
Date made 1927
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to service of 106 Private Leonard Spencer Bennett, 15 Battalion, Gallipoli, 1915. Collection includes extract of biographical account written by Leonard Spencer, [Leonard Spencer Bennett's uncle], 1927. Extract made by Australian War Memorial in 1928 from correspondence received in response to request for material. Original of letter from Leonard Spencer in Memorial collection at AWM93 12/11/314.

History / Summary

Biographical note: 106 Private Leonard Spencer Bennett, 15 Battalion, Australian Infantry. Killed in action, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915. Age 23. Son of John Charles and Ann Amelia Bennett, of 30 Marlborough Rd., Sheffield, England. Native of Sheffield.