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Frederick Rubon BENHAM

Regimental number1436
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
SchoolState School, Drysdale, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressDrysdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Benham, Drysdale, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 April 1918
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Date of death27 April 1918
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary Ann BENHAM, Drysdale, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3018 Pte Hector Armold BENHAM, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.

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