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Any one clued in to the REs know any thing about Major Reginald Edward Bennett getting his MC He was later in the RFA as an acting Col ?

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T./Lt. (A./Capt.) Reginald Edward Bennett,


For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to

duty. At the commencement of an enemy

attack this officer's battery was completely

neutralised by the enemy, so he limbered up

under heavy shell fire and moved his

howitzers 400 yards to a flank nearer the

enemy, coming into action with open sights,

and remaining there till dark. He has many

times shown similar resource and energy


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BENNETT R.E. T/Lt. (A/Major) RFA MC 16.9.18 Bar 3.6.18 n/c MC gazetted after Bar - see page 12 Recipients of Bars to the Military Cross by J.V.Webb

BENNETT R.E. Bar to MC A/Major RFA. FF+ LG 3.6.18 page 6462

BENNETT R.E MC T/Lt A/Capt FRA DSER LG. 16.9.18 page 10921 - see page 110 Honour the Officers.

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