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Alfred Rufus William BENNETT

Regimental number25
Place of birthLake Wigellien New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressTareena, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Thomas, Tareena, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Date of death31 May 1964
Age at death77
Place of burialBordertown Cemetery, South Australia

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