Lt. Col. Alexander George Bennett

Born1900 Tyntesfield, Somerset
FatherRichard Alexander Bennett (1872 – 1951)
MotherAlbinia Rose Gibbs (1876 – 1941)

Life Events

1933Married Rosemary Elizabeth Leach in St. Paul's Church, Knightsbridge
1935Birth of daughter Jane Elizabeth Bennett
1941Death of mother Albinia Rose Gibbs
1951Death of father Richard Alexander Bennett

Biography and Notes

1st son. Baptised 13 October 1900 at Wraxall, Somerset. Educated at Eton College 1913-18 and Royal Military College, Sandhurst, 1918-19. Service of Thanksgiving for him at All Saint's, Fleet 12 October 1979.

Nov. 1919 joined King's Royal Rifle Corps (60th Rifles); retired Lieut. Col. 1947. Secretary, Army Rifle Association, 1947-67. President, Aldershot and North Hants. Conservative Association, 1970-78.

Worked for over 20 years for the Riflemen's Aid Society and over 15 years for the Officer's Pension Assn.

Took an active part in all field sports until his death.

1 daughter: Jane Elisabeth Bennett, born 1935. last living at 56 Redcliffe Square, S.W.10.