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William John BENNETT

Regimental number64044
Date of birth3 August 1898
Place of birthMolong, New South Wales
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBournewood via Wellington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19 years 9 months
Height5' 5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Bennett, West End, Molong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in Militia
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Discharge date14 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Dunluce Castle', 18 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 30 August 1919; discharged 14 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BENNETT William John

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