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James Richard BENNETT

Regimental number4979
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTeacher
AddressHigh School, Benalla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Bennett, Main Street, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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