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Edward Herbert BENGTSSON

Regimental number1937
Place of birthMaryborough Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressCooran, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Charles Bengtsson, Cooran, Queensland
Enlistment date22 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Date of death18 November 1954
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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