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Frank BENJAMIN

Regimental number2575
Place of birthSouthport, Queensland
True NameLENNENBURGER
ReligionJewish
OccupationMechanic
Addressc/o Mrs Browne, Edwin Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 4"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Mrs B Browne, Edwin Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDischarged 9 November 1915
Other detailsEnlisted under an alias, and found to be of 'enemy [i.e. German] parentage'. Discharged at sea by OC Troops on board HT 'Euripides' and returned to Sydney from Albany, western Australia, 9 November 1915.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BENJAMIN Frank

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