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Ernest Hopkins BENNETT

Regimental number127
Place of birthGeeveston, Tasmania
ReligionCongregational
OccupationLabourer
AddressGeeveston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Alfred Bennett, Geeveston, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Date of death22 August 1985

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