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Daniel Edwin BENNEY

Regimental number64798
Date of birth22 January 1898
Place of birthSt James, Victoria
True NameBENNEY, Daniel Edwin Goodwin
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.5
Height5' 8"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Anne Mary Benney, Lancefield, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Senior Cadets, Area 48A, Box Hill, Victoria.
Enlistment date4 July 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 June 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name7th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Malta on 16 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 14 March 1919
Discharge date23 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egpt

Commenced return to Australia on board Ht 'Euripides', 14 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Melbourne, 23 October 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BENNEY Daniel Edwin

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