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Thomas Newbon BENNETT

Regimental number1800
Place of birthCarlingford New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School, NSW
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPennant Hills Road, Carlingford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles Henry Bennett, Carlingford, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSydney Grammar School Cadets
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPassed Leaving Certificate examination with Honours, Sydney University 1915, gaining a medical exhibition.
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death7 June 1917
Age at death19.9
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 10), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Henry and Edith BENNETT, Max Gate, Pennant Hills Road, Carlingford, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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