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William James BENSON

Regimental number236
Place of birthAdelong New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationButcher
AddressAdelong, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMrs W J Benson, Adelong, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

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