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Hughie George BENNETT

Regimental number5169
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Bennett, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 1 August 1915 and posted to 3 Field Artillery Brigade, 9th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 21st Howitzer Brigade, 6 March 1916. Transferred to 3rd Brigade, 15 May 1916.
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, France
Age at death22
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot X, Row T, Grave No. 6), Ovillers-La- Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

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

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