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Bernard George BENSON

Regimental number28862
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShunter
Address50 Railway Street, Cooks Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs F Benson, 'Hillside', Walker Avenue, Paddington, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919

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