John Sedgley Bennett

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John Bennett (Life member LMRA & NRA) passed away peacefully on the 9th of January 2021 aged 89 after a short illness.

John first came to Bisley in 1952, appearing in the final of the Queen’s Prize eleven times being placed seventh on two occasions in 1971 & 1973. He represented England in the National four times (1973,1975,1976,1985) Adjutant in 1988 and shot in the Mackinnon in 1984. He toured twice with the Great Britain Rifle Team to Canada in 1974, Canada/USA in 1976 & NRA Team to Channel Islands in 1972 & 1981. In his veteran years he won the Queen’s Veterans twice in 1998 & 1999 and represented Great Britain Veterans Rifle Team in 1996 & 2000.

John enjoyed Bisley Camp and made many friends both at Bisley and overseas. RIP John you will be sadly missed.

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