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Arthur Henry BENSON

Regimental number2316
Place of birthGympie Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressAlpha, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William John Benson, Alpha, Queensland
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 March 1925
Age at death33
Place of burialAlpha Cemetery, Queensland

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