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Geo BENNETT

Regimental number835
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolGold St State School, Clifton Hill, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
Address68 Sackville Street, Collingwood
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Bennett, 68 Sackville Street, Collingwood
Previous military serviceServed as a grocer in the Army service, Sturt St, South Melborne, Victoria.
Enlistment date31 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of sickness at sea 1 June 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name George
Place of death or woundingDied at sea
Date of death1 June 1915
Age at death21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsChatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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