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William Phillip BENDING

Regimental number398
Place of birthBeaufort, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBoree Creek via Lockhart, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMiss Margaret Bending, Beaufort, Victoria
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 19
Date: 14 February 1918

Family/military connectionsNephews: 329 Bombardier John Francis DOYLE, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 29 April 1918; 5681 Pte James William DOYLE, 6th Bn, died of wounds, 9 September 1918.
Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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