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Malcolm Robert Philip BENNETT

Regimental number75
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationHospital attendant
AddressOatlands, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elvie Ivy May Bennett, Rocks, New Norfolk, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Not awarded.
Recommendation date: 1 February 1917

FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 February 1943
Age at death49
Place of burialNew Norfolk (Old) Cemetery, Tasmania

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