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Joseph Patrick BENFIELD

Regimental number6274
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorsedriver
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, J Benfield, 6 Rutland Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Date of death22 September 1948
Place of burialBotany Cemetery

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