Captain Godfrey Malcolm Bentley

Regiment: 1st Northamptonshire Regiment
Date published: 22/01/1915
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 29/10/1914
Cemetery: Ypres Town Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Plot: E1. 8.
Information: Captain Godfrey Malcolm Bentley, 1st Northamptonshire Regiment, who died on the 29th October, 1914, from wounds received in action, was the fifth son of Lieutenant-Colonel A. W. Bentley, J.P., of the Grove, Monken Hadley, Middlesex, and the son-in-law of Mr. W. H. Gallway, of Belgravia, Bangor Co. Down. Captain Bentley entered the Service in January, 1903, being promoted Lieutenant in 1904, and obtaining his Captaincy in 1910. He served in the South African War, taking part in the operations in Cape Colony, June, 1901, to January, 1902, and served in St. Helena from January to 31st May, 1902. He obtained the Queen's Medal with two clasps.