Reginald Herbert Leigh Bennett RASC

leigh bennet resigns commission

1891 Jan 18 Born Brighton as Reginald Herbert Boleyn Leigh Bennett

1914 Sep 15 Enlisted in 28th London Regt (Artist's Rifles) as Private 2718. He was in London University OTC.

1915 Apr 12 Discharged because of Sickness

1917 Jul 30 Commissioned 2nd Lt in ASC

1918 Mar 28. Army Service Corps. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. relinquish their commns. on account of ill-health, and are granted the hon. rank of 2nd Lt. R. H. Leigh-Bennett.

1920 Jul 7. Special Appointment Class II

1921 Jan A large number of the Secret Service Special Appointment men were on a raid . I assume that this list should not have been included in the archives.

P Attwood, RD Jeune, W Turner-Golfe, EEJ Shiner, PA Mules, V de Sarigny, RH Leigh Bennett, GT Sugden, RM Debney

1921 Apr 1. Ceases to be employed. On the same group as Bodger, Halestrap, Biggs, Curtis and Leeming

1939 Register. Living with wife Hylda E at Royal Park, Bristol. He is a Labour Manager Yard & ?? Supt Zine & Merchanic Manufacturer

1955 Jun 15 Died Chichester, Sussex. Probae for £2332

British Intelligence, Dublin Castle

WO 339/105709