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John T Bennett

Leading Seaman


Leading Seaman Bennett was one of a group of men from Force Z who later served with Thomas Parsons on HMS Li-Wo:

C.P.O. Rogers  - HMS Repulse

Leading/Seaman Adley  - HMS Repulse (Probably Leading Seaman Hadley)

Leading/Seaman Bennett HMS Repulse

Leading Seaman Countant - HMS Prince of Wales


Bennett survived the sinking of HMS Repulse and later HMS Li Wo, and was bayoneted by the Japanese during his capture on 15th February 1942. His name (in this spelling) does not appear in the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.


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