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Harold Bruce BENNETT

Place of birthMount Egerton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressAberkenfig, Wahroonga Road, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Henry Goulding Bennett, Aberkenfig, Wahroonga Road, Claremont, Western Australia
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30704, 25 May 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165, 24 October 1918.
Recommendation date: 9 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1602 Lance Corporal Allan Bennett, 32nd Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916; 1675 Pte Henry Collier BENNETT, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 21 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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