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Granville BENNETT

Regimental number2895
Place of birthGolbourne, Lancashire, England
SchoolGolbourne Council School, Lancashire, England
Age on arrival in Australia12
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngineer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, F. Bennett, 15 Emmett Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceCadets
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death17
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 26A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Hannah Maria BENNETT, 15 Emmett Street, Crow's Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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