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George Courtney BENSON

Regimental number2180
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationDesigner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, R Benson, 90 McKean Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name3rd Field Artillery Brigade, Military District 3 and Military District 6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A2 Geelong on 19 September 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board TRANSPORT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Artillery
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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