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Arthur Leopold BENSON

Regimental number5331
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address73 Caroline Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Bedson, 73 Caroline Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 October 1918
Date of death30 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 15), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret Jane BEDSON, 73 Caroline Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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