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Jim Bennett (B. 44 - 48)

It is with sadness that the Club reports the death of Jim Bennett (Baker 44 - 48) on 9th April 2020. He died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family. The funeral took place on 23rd April.


Born in Australia in December 1931 Jim travelled to England by ship as a small boy. His family settled in Falmouth. Jim was 12 when he came to Allhallows where he spent the remaining years of the war. He spent many a cold night at the top of the East Tower on air raid watch. He left Allhallows at the age of 16 and joined Lloyds Bank, working his way up through the ranks.


Jim was a very enthusiastic sailor  and was a member of the Axe Yacht Club. There is a full tribute to him on the Axe Yacht Club website https://www.axeyachtclub.co.uk/club/jim-bennett-1931-2020


The Club extends its sincere condolences to his wife Anne, family and friends.