Regiment : Worcestershire Regiment. Formerly Private 1707, Worcestershire Regiment.
Service number : 200163
Conflict : WW1
Memorial : Malvern Link St Matthias Church WW1 Memorial
Entered the theatre of war on 31st March 1915 and served in France. Awarded the 1915 Star, British war Medal and the Victory Medal. Shown as Discharged on medal index card.
No record as a casualty on Commonwealth War Graves Commission or Soldiers Died in the Great War.
Malvern News, 20th July 1918:
Mrs Bentley of Court Road has heard that her husband L/Cpl Sidney Bentley, Worcestershire Regiment, who has been missing since 26th May 1918 has been wounded several times.
Malvern News, 24th August 1918:
Mrs Bentley, of Court Road, Malvern whose husband L/Cpl S. Bentley Worcestershire Regiment who was reported missing, has now received a postcard from him stating that he is a POW in Germany and is quite well.
A photograph of Lance Corporal S. Bentley of Malvern, missing, can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 27th July 1918, available at Worcestershire Archives.