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Captain

Jack Michael
BENCE

(Nickname)

(Photo)

Born:

3 Dec 1919 Pancras RD, London

Service No.

176548  

Regiment(s):

249 Field Company RE
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE.

Military Notes:
Service Record:

8 Mar 1941 Officer cadet to 2nd Lt.

Was in Glider No.6 for the 'Coup-de-main' assault on 'Horsa' bridge, while serving as a Lieutenant with the 249 Field Coy on D-day.

Transferred  to 591 in 1945.
1 May 1947 promoted to Captain
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Family Notes:

Son of Ernest H Bence (1889-1971)
and Bertha May Davis (1889-1971)
m.1914 Lewisham

No siblings

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Married:

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Died:

12 Apr 1981 Totteridge, London

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