|Place of birth||Newry, Co Armagh, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Brother, Michael Bennett, 15 Conal Street, Newry, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/21/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 16 June 1915; joined Bn, Gallipoli Peninsula, 4 August 1915.
Admitted to Anzac Casualty Clearing Station, 18 August 1915; transferred to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh, Egypt, 25 August 1915; to Convalescent Depot, Mena, 9 September 1915; to Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 20 September 1915; discharged to Base Depot, Cairo, 15 October 1915.
Admitted to 2nd Auxiliary Convalescent Depot, Heliopolis, 29 November 1915( heart trouble); transferred to Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 2 December 1915.
Embarked Suez, on board HT 'Karoola', 20 January 1916 (neurasthenia); disembarked Sydney, 21 February 1916; reported as 'fit for duty', Liverpool, 13 June 1916.
Re-embarked Sydney, 22 August 1916, in 4th Bn, 19th Reinforcements..
Found guilty, at sea, 18 September 1916, of being absent from Guard: awarded 6 hours' detention and forfeited 5 days' pay.
Disembarked Plymouth, 12 October 1916; marched in to No 3 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 13 October 1916; marched in to 1st Training Bn, Fovant, 30 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 19 November 1916; marched in to 1st Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, France, 20 November 1916; marched out to unit, 2 December 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance and transferred to 38th Casualty Clearing Station, 6 December 1916 (influenza); to No 8 Ambulance Train, 8 December 1916; to 20th General Hospital, Camiers, 20 December 1916; to England, Calais, 21 December 1916; admitted to Bevan Military Hospital, Sangate, England, 21 December 1916; transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 8 January 1917; discharged from hospital and granted leave, 27 January 1917.
Marched in, from leave, to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 12 February 1917; marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 22 February 1917; marched in to No 3 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 April 1917; marched in to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 28 April 1917; marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 14 June 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 27 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 24 September 1917; discharged, 1 November 1917 (medically unfit: bronchitis).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Also embarked INF4REIN19|
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Springvale Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BENNETT John|