BENTLEY, Donald

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
1 Commando
Police Service: 
Lincolnshire Constabulary
Regiment/Corps: 
Lincolnshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241762
Born: 
Friday, April 27, 1917
Died : 
Tuesday, March 2, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Private Donald Bentley died during operations in North Africa. He was a serving Police Officer who had volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes.
In 1939 he was a Policeman residing at 74 Farthing Avenue Scunthorpe. He is amongst those named on the WW2 Memorial Plaque located at Lincolnshire Police HQ, Deepdale Lane, Nettleham, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/58.
The 1939 Register covering Scunthorpe.
Image of the Memorial at the IWM ref. 87618.
 
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