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Rae Gillbe BENNETT

Other NamesRae Gilbee
OccupationBank official
Address313 Neil Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, A W Benett, 313 Neil Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name8th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Family/military connectionsFather: Lt-Colonel Alfred Winton BENNETT, 29th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 January 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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