Ship's Corporal 1st Class 178486 Albert Edward Bennett died on 15 October 1914, age 36, when his ship HMS Hawke, was torpedoed by the German submarine U-9 in the North Atlantic.
He is has no known grave and is commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial.
Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorial at St Andrew’s Church, Catford.
He was the son of William Arthur and Hannah Maria Bennett of 89 Minard Road Catford.
Contributed By: Philip Evans
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