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Mervyn Stanley BENDALL

Regimental number6036
Place of birthJunee New South Wales
SchoolConvent (Catholic) School, NSW
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address185 Wilson Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Michael Bendall, 185 Wilson Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceCadets
Enlistment date5 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 November 1917
Date of death6 November 1917
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row GG, Grave No. 9A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Ellen BENDALL, 3 Bogan Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales. Native of Junee, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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