Bonnett, Harry Stuart

Bonnett, Harry Stuart


Military History:


Regiment:                               Royal Engineers

Rank:                                      Sapper

Service Number:                    333908

Date of Enlisting:                   18.4.1918

Date of death:                        5.9.1982

Cemetery/ Memorial:            Not known

UK Cemetery/Memorial:       St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour


Harry enlisted on 18th April 1918 with the Royal Engineers, Inland Waterways and Docks Company 4MS, Regimental Number 333908. It is likely he served on the Western Front, France and Flanders.

Harry survived the War and died on 5 September 1982 at Letchworth, Hertfordshire.

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.


Family History:


Date of Birth:                21.12.1896

Birth Place:                   Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:                    Letchworth, Hertfordshire

Marriage:                      2nd quarter 1925


Harry was born on 21st December 1896 in Ashwell, Hertfordshire the third son of Henry and Anna (nee Ebsworth) Bonnett.  He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell.

Harry married Edith Hinstridge in the 2nd quarter 1925 at St Mary’s Church, Hitchin, Hertfordshire.  They had one son, Roger A, born in 1930.

Harry died on 5 September 1982 at Letchworth, Hertfordshire.

Harry’s brother Clifford Gilbert also served in WWI and survived.




Name:Harry Stuart Bonnett
Birth Place:Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Residence:Letchworth, Hertfordshire
Death Date:5.9.1982
Enlistment Place:Not known
Regiment:Royal Engineers
Battalion:Inland Waterways and Docks, 4MS
Regimental Number:333908
Type of Casualty:Survived
Theatre of War:Not known

Comments about this page

  • This is my Grandad.  Please can you correct his date of birth to read 21st December 1896.

    Thank you.

    By Carol Spencer (15/08/2017)

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