1. Book:Beyond The Five PointsPgs. 8-10
2. Grave:Senafe Military Cemetery, Eritrea.

Awards & Titles:

Victoria Cross

Service Life:


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Action : War Survivor 

Although many perished in times of national conflict and in the service of their country, many more survived including those interned as Prisoners of War. Stories of those who did survive are included as part of this site, especially those with high gallantry awards, those included against an external rolls of honour and those who had a distinguished career in wartime and military leaderhip.

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London Gazette "For having in the Light Cavalry charge on the 25th October, 1854, saved the life of Serjeant Bentley, 11th Hussars, by cutting down two or three Russian Lancers who were attacking him from the rear, and afterwards cutting down a Russian Hussar, who was attacking Private Levett, 11th Hussars."

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Ionic Lodge No. 798 E.C.Canada
Joined : Royal Lodge of Friendship No. 278 E.C. Gibraltar
Joined : Lodge Orion in the West No. 415 E.C. India

5th October 1859
5th October 1859
5th October 1859

Initiated into Ionic Lodge No. 798 when part of the English Constitution, erased in 1857, when it became Lodge 25 under the Grand Lodge of Canada. Joined Friendship Lodge No. 345, subsequently renumbered Lodge No. 278 E.C., at Gibraltar in 1859. He was employed as a Major at the British Garrison. On the 10th of April, 1866 he was joined to Lodge Orion in the West at Poona, Bombay, whilst employed as Colonel of the 33rd Regiment of Foot.

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