Regiment or Ship: 2nd Vol. Batt. Royal Sussex Regiment ‘B’ Company
Date of Birth: 1875
Place of Birth: Maidstone, Kent
Date of Death: 1932
Place of Death: Battle registration district.Address: Myrtle Cottage, 59 Windsor Road, Bexhill
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Parents: Joseph Bennett, b. 1843 in Clopton, Suffolk, and Emma Bennett (nee Morris), b. 1843 in Boughton, Kent.
William A. Bennett, b. 1873 in Maidstone, Kent.
Joseph A. Bennett, b. 1876 in Maidstone, Kent.
Joseph and Emma lived at various addresses in Maidstone where Joseph worked as a Molester.
Spouse: Robert married Mabel Martin (b. 1880 in New Cross, S.E. London) on 26th December 1901 at St. James’ Church, Hatcham. They had three children: Edward Reynolds Bennett (1903-); Ivy Bennett (1905-); and Lily Bennett (1908 -). All were born in Bexhill on Sea.