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Ernest Alexander BENNETT

Regimental number45
Place of birthHarden New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGroundsman
AddressMosman, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Matilda Jane Bennett, Myogul Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Age at death36
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground, (Transport Farm) (Plot VII, Row J, Grave No. 30), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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