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Benjamin Joseph HEWETT

Regimental number5737
Place of birthHobart Tas
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPastrycook
Address75 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J R Hewett, 75 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied accidentally 9 November 1917
Place of burialDantzig Alley British Cemetery (Plot III, Row O, Grave No. 7), Mametz, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Tasmanian Headstone Project
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as HEWITT.

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