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Claude Benjamin HEWETT

Regimental number896
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
OccupationTrain conductor
Address75 Campbell Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, John R. Hewett, 75 Campbell Street, Tasmania
Enlistment date22 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Tasmanian Headstone Poject
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as HEWITT.
Date of death26 September 1939
Age at death44
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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