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James BENNETT

Regimental number1676
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
AddressCommonwealth Savings Bank, Broadmeadows, Camp Branch, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Albert Bennett, 9 Crocker Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, England
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Date of death21 December 1979
Place of burialMornington Cemetery

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