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George Keller BENNETT

Regimental number14715
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSquatter
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 10"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinWife, Alice Bennett, Leigh Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 March 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps, 28th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Train
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Discharge date5 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 31 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 December 1917; marched in to AASC Training Depot, 27 December 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 12 October 1918; taken on strength, 26th Company, AASC, 29 October 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 10 May 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 5 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BENNETT George Keller

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