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Benjamin Albert GOFTON

Regimental number2409
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper cutter
AddressScottsdale, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J W Gofton, Scottsdale, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 September 1916

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