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Benjamin Thomas DARBY

Regimental number2095
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationLabourer
AddressMaribyrnong Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinDaughter, Miss Florence Ethel Darby, Maribyrnong Road, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death17 July 1943

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