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Ernest BENJAMIN

Regimental number171
Place of birthNapier, New Zealand
ReligionJewish
OccupationPrinter
Address352 Darling Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, George Benjamin, 352 Darling Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

MSM


Recommendation date: "24 Septenber 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
Date: 17 June 1919

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