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James Walter BENNETT

Regimental number6862
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKing Island, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr J W Bennett, King Island, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of illness in England.
FateDied of disease 26 January 1917
Date of death25 January 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSouthall Cemetery (X2, Grave No. 4), Middlesex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James William and Martha BENNETT, King Island, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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