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William BENNETT

Regimental number2002
Place of birthGoulburn New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine driver
Address54 Mullen Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinFriend, W Sloan, 54 Mullen Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 23 Jauary 1915. Taken on strength, 12th Battalion, 2 May 1915. Died of illness.
FateDied of disease 16 August 1915
Date of death16 August 1915
Age at death43
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row L. Grave No. 5), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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