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Ronald Wall BENDREY

Regimental number45
Place of birthHanley, Staffordshire, England
SchoolHigher Grade School, Leeds, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o W J Williamson, Portland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5.5"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinMrs Bendrey, Brooklands, Slade Road, Portis Head, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 5), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Thomas and Annie M.H. BENDREY, 'Glenlow', Down Road, Portishead, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 5 April 1915.

Admitted to Troopship, 19 April 1915 (influenza); discharged to lines, 22 April 1915.

Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BENDREY Ronald Wall

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