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Evan John BENJAMIN

Regimental number4380
Place of birthDarlington, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address122 Hubert Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.9
Height5' 2.25"
Weight175 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Louisa Benjamin, 122 Hubert Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: David and Mary BENJAMIN; Wife: Rose BENJAMIN
Discharge date5 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boonah', 20 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 12 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death21 November 1940
Age at death55
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BENJAMIN Evan John

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