Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Milton Bent

Regiment: 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers
Date published: 24/09/1915
Killed in action: No
Information: Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Milton Bent C.M.G., 2nd Royal Munster Fusiliers, only surviving son of the late Lieutenant-Colonel George Bent, King's Own Borderers, was appointed to the command of his battalion a year ago when serving as senior Major of the 1st Battalion of his regiment at Rangoon. He joined the 2nd Munsters in France, and was with them during the first battle of Ypres, and was dangerously wounded at Festubert on 22nd December, being twice mentioned in despatches. He was made a Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George. Colonel Bent has spent most of his service in the Kast, and has the South African and Mohmand campaigns to his credit. He was educated at Wellington, and joined the Royal Munster Fusiliers from Sandhurst in 1890.