believe that John
died some time after HMS Li Wo was sunk, and that he may have been killed by
Japanese troops on Bangka Island.
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Information provided by
Commonwealth War Graves Commission record:
JOHN THOMAS FREDERICK G. S. BENNETT
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Able Seaman
Regiment/Service: Royal Navy
Unit Text: H.M. Tug Wo Kwang
Date of Death: 09/03/1942
Service No: D/SSX 22379
Additional information: Son of Harry and Kathleen Bennett, of Porthlow, St. Mary's, Scilly Isles.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 64, Column 2.
Memorial: PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL