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Arthur Leonard BENCE

Regimental number4742
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlanter
Addressc/o V Soul, Monrepos Wickham Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Miss L Bence, 29 Carlton Road, Acton Green Cheswick, England
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Australian Heavy Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 July 1975
Age at death82
Place of burialBurra Cemetery, South Australia

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