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Benjamin Holden ETHERTON

Regimental number1209
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationForeman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Isaac Etherton, Broughton PO, Nhill, Victoria
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 September 1915
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 840 Pte Herbert Henry ETHERTON, 1st Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 29 May 1919; 841 Driver Lawrence Frederick ETHERTON, 2nd Division Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919; 1633 Pte Leslie Russell ETHERTON, 59th Bn, killed in action, 25 June 1918.

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