George Willie BENTLEY

Son of Mr. Hanson Bentley and Mrs. Miriam Bentley, of Thornton. George served in the Royal Army Service Corps as a Driver.  He died on 26th November 1941, aged 24.

His name is recorded on the ALAMEIN MEMORIAL in Egypt.

Hanson Bentley and his wife Miriam lived in Queensbury before the war.  From this information it is believed that the George Bentley listed on the village memorial is this man.  George W. Bentley is also named on the Thornton memorial, it may be through a sibling, who had remained in Queensbury, that his name was submitted for the Queensbury Village memorial.