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Walter Garnett BENNETT

Regimental number6706
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
SchoolMillthorpe Public School, NSW
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBookkeeper
AddressMillthorpe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W J Bennett, Storekeeper Millthorpe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 April 1918
Date of death16 April 1918
Age at death22.7
Place of burialLe Grand Hasard Military Cemetery (Plot IIII, Row F, Grave No. 4), Morbecque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Ellen BENNETT, "Pembroke", Storwyek Road, Hurstville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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