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Frederick BENSON

Regimental number8043
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNurseryman
AddressFrankston, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Benson, Frankston, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 18, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 October 1921

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