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William Arthur BENNEY

Regimental number18193
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor car driver
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amy Benney, Gaythorne Road, Enoggera, Queensland
Enlistment date24 February 1917
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameApril 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 6 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date28 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boorara', 6 July 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 26 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 28 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BENNEY William Arthur

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