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Alfred Joshua BENNETT

Place of birthWagga Wagga New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation49
Next of kinBarnett Basil Bennett, Colyburl, Narromine, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name3rd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: Refers 4 May 1915


Recommendation date: Refers 6-9 August 1915


Mention in Despatches awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354, 5 November 1915; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12, 27 January 1916.
Recommendation date: Report by Colonel N.M. Smyth, 13 August 1915.

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 12 (27 January 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12
Date: 27 January 1916

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