A Collection of Medals to the Sussex Yeomanry

Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £130

Estimate: £100 - £140

Three: Lance-Corporal S. C. Bennett, Sussex Yeomanry

1914-15 Star (1339 L. Cpl., Suss. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals (1339 Pte., Suss. Yeo.) good very fine (3)


Sidney Charles Jackson Bennett enlisted into the Sussex Yeomanry on 6 January 1911. With them he entered Gallipoli on 7 October 1915. He was discharged due to sickness on 20 April 1917 and awarded the Silver War Badge. Latterly employed as a Master Decorator and Electrician, he died in Bexhill on 5 December 1952, aged 60 years. With m.i.c., roll extract and a copy of the death certificate.