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John BENAR

Regimental number322
Date of birth20 January 1895
Place of birthLeichhardt, New South Wales
SchoolOrange Grove Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLincoln Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Benar, 126 Constitution Road, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 14, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 October 1973

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