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Regimental number3623
Place of birth2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards, Victoria Barracks, Windsor, Berkshire, England
True NameArchibald Douglas
SchoolGrenadier Guards School, Windsor, and Rosemary Council School, Mamsfield, Nottinghamshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, F Bennett, 28 Rosemary Street, Mansfield, Notts, England
Enlistment date20 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd and 3rd Reinforcements
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 31 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No 5), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Louisa Bennett, 24 Lady Brook Lane, Mansfield, Notts, England. Native of Windsor, Berks, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10813 Pte Frank BENNETT, 1st Bn, Lincolnshire Regiment, killed in action, 2 June 1915.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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