Regt. No.: 1071
Name: Bennett (or Benoit), William
Rank: Lance Corporal
Community: Stephenville
Occupation: Carpenter
Enlisted: January 20, 1915
Enlist. Age: 22
Fatality: April 14, 1917

Distinguished Conduct Medal
London Gazette, December 11th, 1916.
Action Date, October 12th, 1916
For conspicuous gallantry in action. Three times he carried most important messages under intense fire. Later, with two men, he captured one officer and thirteen prisoners.