|Place of birth||Cork, Ireland|
|Address||North Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Bennett, Shrewsbury, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade, March 1917 Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/128/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 10 May 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917; marched in to Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Larkhill, 21 July 1917. Found guilty, 10 September 1917, of being beyond the limits set by Depot Orders: awarded 1 dayï¿½s Field Punishment No 2.
Proceeded overseas to France, 11 September 1917; taken on strength, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, 17 September 1917.
Transferred to 4th Field Artillery Brigade, and taken on strength of 11th Battery, 27 September 1917.
Wounded in action, Belgium, 29 October 1917 (shrapnel wound, right shoulder); admitted to 5th Field Ambulance, 30 October 1917; discharged to duty, 5 November 1917; rejoined unit, 6 November 1917.
On leave (date not recorded); rejoined unit from leave, 17 October 1918.
Disembarked England from France, 19 April 1919.
Granted leave for Non-Military Employment, 24 April-28 July 1919, with pay, subsistence and fees, to attend Battersea Polytechnic.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT ï¿½Plassyï¿½, 5 September 1919; disembarked Sydney, 30 October 1919; discharged, Brisbane, 8 December 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BENNETT Albert George|