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William BENSON

Regimental number1445
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressClifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Benson, 50 Myrtle Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date1 May 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 April 1918
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 19
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Battery
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death23 February 1958

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