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Joseph BENFIELD

Regimental number14936
Place of birthLeicester England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter and joiner
AddressNormanton, Oxford Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs Eliza Hopewell, Normanton, Oxford Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAugust 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919

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