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John William BENNETT

Regimental number513
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTramway driver
Address130 Erskineville Road, Erskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 9"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMrs K Bennett, 130 Erskineville Road, Erskineville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll513
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Rollp
FateReturned to Australia 29 July 1915
Discharge date3 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Hororata', 29 July 1915 (chronic rheumatism).
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Williams. See 9120 John William BENNETT for second period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BENNETT John William

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