The data is the editor's interpretation of documents from the The National Archives, London, Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Ancestry

War Graves in Jeruselum

BENTLEY, William Arthur, Private, died 02/11/1917, aged 18, enlisted at Henham. Service No. 250925 Essex Regiment 5th Battn. He is remembered on Panels 33 to 39 Jerusalem Memorial.

William was the son William John and Amy Bentley, of High St, Henham, Essex.

William was killed during the 3rd Battle of Gaza which was fought during the night of 1st/2nd November 1917 between British and Ottoman forces during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign.

Thanks to Glyn Warwick for providing details from the battalion war diaries. He is written a book about the fallen heroes of Stansted Mountfitchet, "They Sleep In Heroes Graves" ISBN 978-0-9558964-0-8

The War Graves are maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission,who records every grave and a picture which is here