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William Thomas BENT

Regimental number13
Place of birthHillston New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationShearer
AddressBendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C R Bent, Bendigo Post Office, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1917

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