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Alexander BENSON

Regimental number268
Place of birthMelrose, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressCrystal Street North, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMrs. S. Robertson, Crystal Street North, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1917

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