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Benjamin James SAUNDERS

Regimental number1520
Place of birthWollongong New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressWollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, F J Sanders, Robinson Street, Garden Hill, Wollongong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date27 June 1918
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 20
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Gaika on 30 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Siege Battery
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

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