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Mervyn Roy BENHAM

Regimental number17113
Place of birthKatoomba New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTelegraph operator
AddressWollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Benjamin Benham, Auburn Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Previous military service37th Infantry
Enlistment date12 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Wireless Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919

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