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Albert Harris Tasman BENDER

Regimental number114
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBream Creek, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, August Bender, Bream Creek, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28.10
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1 (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania. Parents: August and Luckenia Jane BENDER, Chapel Street, Glenorchy, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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