Frederic Walter Bennett

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Captain Frederic Walter Bennett (26 April, 1887 – ) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Bennett was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant with seniority of 30 October, 1907.[1]

Bennett was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander with seniority of 30 October, 1915.[2]

Bennett served as Shannon's gunnery officer at the Battle of Jutland, and was recommended for having withheld his fire, as he could see very little to shoot at.[3]

He would later serve as gunnery officer in H.M.S. Renown.

Bennett was promoted to the rank of Commander with seniority of 31 December, 1918.[4]

See Also

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 7.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 13.
  3. Battle of Jutland Official Despatches. pp. 278-285.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1921). p. 9.