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Roy Samuel BENSON

Regimental number1307
Place of birthWodonga, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocewr
AddressLawrence Street, Wodonga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Samuel Benson, Lawrence Street, Wodonga, Victoria
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 June 1964
Age at death68
Place of burialWodonga Cemetery, Victoria

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