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Frederick BENNETT

Regimental number590
Place of birthKelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland
SchoolKelso Public School, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia27
OccupationEngine driver
AddressWanegan, Prospect Street West, Kogarah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMrs Matilda Bennett, Abbey Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed in the Scots Guards, British Army: 3 years with the colours, 7 years in the Reserves.
Enlistment date28 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death29 May 1915
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 17), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Matilda BENNETT, No.1 Hospital, Queensberry House, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, Scotland. Native of Kelso, Roxburghshire
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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