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John Scott BENNETT

Regimental number2051
Place of birthRiverton, South Australia
SchoolRhynle State School, SA
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressLake Grace, East Wagin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Walter Scott Bennett, Dumbleyung, East Wagin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDied of disease 4 January 1917
Place of death or woundingEtaples, France
Date of death4 January 1917
Age at death23.11
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row A, Grave No. 18A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter Scott and Elizabeth BENNETT, Dumbleyung, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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