|Place of birth||Bairnsdale, Victoria|
|School||St Mary's Catholic School, Bairnsdale, Victoria|
|Address||Francis Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Father, C Bennett, Bairnsdale, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the Citizen Military Forces, Bairnsdale, Victoria; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||22|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 15), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 11 October 1915.
Admitted to Hospital, Helouan, 23 November 1915 (lumbago); discharged, 30 November 1915.
Transferred to 59th Bn, 24 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported missing in action, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'killed in action', 19 July 1916.
Form B103 concludes: 'Presume buried in No Man's Land at approx. 5J 70-43 to 5K 0251 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BENNETT Clyde James|