|Place of birth||Clunes, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Claremont, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||43|
|Next of kin||Father, Henry Bennett, Claremont, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/45/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Army Medical Corps|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Date of return to Australia incorrectly recorded as 21 August 1916 on Nominal Roll.|
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance|
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 1602 Lance Corporal Allan BENNETT, 32nd Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916; Captain Harold Bruce BENNETT, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 March 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined 28th Bn, Gallipoli, 12 October 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from mudros, 10 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force. 16 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 21 March 1916.
Wounded in action, 5 June 1916; remained at duty.
Accidentally injured, 14 June 1916 (fractured left ankle: soldier not to blame), and admitted to 6th Field Ambulance; transferred to England, 17 June 1916, and admitted same day to 1st Eastern General Hospital, Cambridge; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 20 July 1916; discharged to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 15 September 1916.
Admitted to Brigade Hospital, Perham Downs, 25 September 1916; discharged from 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 7 December 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 74 days.
Marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 22 December 1916.
Transferred to Australian Army Medical Corps Details, Perham Downs, 17 February 1917.
Attached for duty to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 23 February 1917.
Found guilty, 25 May 1917, of being absent without leave from midnight, 23 May, till 12 noon, 24 May 1917: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks, and forfeited 1 day's pay under Royal Warrant.
Married Violet DOLEMAN, spinster, aged 31, All Saints Church (Episcopal Church of Scotland), Edinburgh, 6 January 1916.
Admitted to Edinburgh Castle Hospital from leave, 31 January 1919.
Marched in to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, from Edinburgh Castle Hospital, 12 February 1919.
Marched out to AMC Training Depot, Fovant, 21 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konigin Luise', 21 June 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 2 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 2 October 1919. [Date of discharge given as 9 February 1920 on p. 42 of file.]
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||73|
|Place of burial||Cremated: Karrakatta Crematorium|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BENNETT Henry Collier|