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Albert Alfred BENT

Regimental number223
Place of birthWodonga, Victoria
SchoolState School, Wodonga, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address57 Spencer Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs P C Bent, 57 Spencer Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 27 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death38
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 5), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Preston C. BENT, 22 Acland Street, St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of Wodonga
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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