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Thomas John BENTLEY

Regimental number4063
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressKadina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinCousin, Thomas Seddon Pierce, Auburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularCorrect name stated to be John Joseph PIERCE. Enlisted 15 December 1915 - 27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 27th Battalion, 6 July 1916.
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death20 September 1917
Age at death36
Place of burialHagle Dump Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. II), Elverdinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
See 'PIERCE', John Joseph, true family name
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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