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Roy Augustus BENNETT

Regimental number8758
Place of birthPort Lincoln, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Addressc/o Mrs W Whittle, Hyde Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Bennett, c/o Mrs W Whittle, Hyde Park, South Australia
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death31 March 1978

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