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James Allen BENNIE

Regimental number1616
Place of birthWhitfield, Victoria
OccupationLabourer (platelayer)
AddressHeidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinBrother, L J Bennie, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Not awarded.
Recommendation date: 4 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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