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George Alfred BENTLEY

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SchoolHomebush Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBuilding contractor
Address7 Newland Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs. M. Bentley, 7 Newland Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed 6 years in the 2nd Regiment, Citizen Military Forces, attaining the rank of Sergeant.
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name13th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollNIG
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 February 1917
Place of death or woundingStormy Trench, Bapaume, France
Date of death4 February 1917
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialGuards Cemetery (Plot Iv, Row H, Grave No. 5), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Gertrude BENTLEY, husband of Maude BENTLEY, 9 Newland Street, Waverley, New South Wales. Native of Flemington, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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