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Sinclair Bennett MAY

Regimental number3099
Place of birthBraunton, Morthsium, England
SchoolSt Lawrence College Ramsgate, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAlbany, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Colin May, Nelson House, Staverton, Totness, Devonshire, England
Enlistment date3 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingNot Known
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XVI, Row E, Grave No. 2), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Colin and Mabel MAY, Nelson House, Staaverton, Totnes, Devon, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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