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George Russell BENNETT

Regimental number21918
Date of birth5 February 1894
Place of birthLeslie Place, Port Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
AddressSturt Road, Brighton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Bennett, Sturt Road, Brighton, South Australia
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2023 2nd Corporal Charles Stanley BENNETT, 6th Broad Gauge Railway, returned to Australia 6 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 February 1960
Age at death66
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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