Eric William BENJAFIELD

Regimental number29919
Place of birthLatrobe, Tasmania
SchoolQueen's College, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressDevonport West, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, F H Benjafield, Devonport PO, Devonport West, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 120
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 14 April 1917
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick William and Clara Jane BENJAFIELD, Devonport West, Tasmania. Born at Latrobe
Family/military connectionsCousin (distant): 34393 Gunner Eric BENJAFIELD, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 19 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal