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Rupert Carlisle BENNETT

Regimental number57177
Date of birth22 July 1887
Place of birthBalaclava, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressSt Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 8.5"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Charlotte Bennett, 31 Margaret Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Enlistment date5 March 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Unit name3rd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (South Australia)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 March 1919
Discharge date26 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 15 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 15 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 26 June 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BENNETT Rupert Carlisle

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