George Bennett

George Bennett served on HMNZS Gambia at least between 1945 and 1946 but I do not know in what capacity. These photos were kndly donated to the original HMS Gambia Association website by Peter Bennett but I do not know the relationship between George and Peter (father/son?).

'The Chief' and George Bennett. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. HMNZS Gambia whaler race in the Philippines, March 1945. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. HMS Indomitable hit by kamikaze. This may have been the attack on April 1, 1945 off of Sakashima. THe ship was also hit by kamikazes on the May 4 and 9. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. HMNZS Gambia in Sydney Harbour, June 1945. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. Rear Admiral Eric James Patrick Brind, commander of the Fourth Cruiser Squadron, joined Gambia from HMS Newfoundland on June 28, 1945. I think 'Brino' is a misprint. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. Depth charge from HMNZS Gambia. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. HMS King George V refuelling at sea. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. The landing force from HMNZS Gambia, August 20, 1945. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. HMNZS Gambia's crew with captured Japanese flag. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. Evacuating allied POWs from Japan, September 1945. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. Members of HMNZS Gambia's crew in Tokyo. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. Members of HMNZS Gambia's crew outside the Imperial Palace, Tokyo. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. George Bennett, Brian and Bob at The Mount (Mount Maunganui, Tauranga?) New Zealand, December 1945. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. George Bennett and Alf at Christchurch Cathedral, South Island, New Zealand, Christmas Eve 1945. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. 'Agli' and Trevor in the Indian Ocean, February 1946. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett. Harry on HMNZS Gambia, May 1946. Photo kindly supplied by Peter Bennett.