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Arthur Edmund John BENNET

Regimental number3615
Date of birth3 November 1896
Place of birthSt Peters, South Australia
SchoolGrange Public School; Hindmarsh High School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGrange, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Arthur Bennet, Beach Road, Grange, South Australia
Enlistment date30 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 11 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.

FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date18 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death3 March 1966
Age at death69
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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