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James William Bennett

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James William Bennett (1873-1930)

1930/31 Obituary [1]

James William Bennett was born in 1873 and was educated at Mill Hill School. His connexion with the motor industry dated from its very early days, as from 1904 until 1917 he was in business as consultant and dealer.

During the war he served as an Officer in the M.T. in Italy and was awarded the Asiago Medal.

In 1923 he was appointed Traffic Superintendent to the United Service Transport Co, and occupied this position until early in 1930. He died in November of that year.

He was elected an Associate Member of the Institution of Automobile Engineers in 1920.

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