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Herbert BENSON

Regimental number2035
Place of birthMaryborough Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lizzie Benzon, Sen., 'Wondai, Kingaroy, Queensland
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A65 Clan Macewan on 9 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death3 October 1971

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