Unit / Base:
Prior Police Service:
Royal Welch Fusiliers
Sunday, March 21, 1920
1939 Charles Bentley was a Police Civilian Clerk residing in Goostrey, Cheshire .
15 January 1940 joined Cheshire Constabulary as a Police Officer [1a].
14 September 1942 No.1 Commando (from the Police Intakes who volunteered that year) .
6 December 1942 reported missing during operations in North Africa, later found to be a prisoner of war in Italian hands .
1943 reported no longer a prisoner of war, now in a neutral country .
1944 reported back in the United Kingdom .
Post war member of the Commando Association last known residing Knutsford, Cheshire .
 The 1939 Register.
[1a] The Museum of Policing in Cheshire website - Police Officers who served up to 1946.
 RWF 1942 Transfer-In Register Book 6.
 Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/55 (1942), WO417/68 (1943), WO417/85 (1944).
 Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/21.
 Commando Association Lost Legion List 2.