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John William BENNETT

Regimental number9120
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTramway driver
AddressErskineville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 9"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs C E Bennett, 130 Erskineville Road, Erskineville, 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 nameConvalescent Depot, Harefield Park, London, and Special Reinforcements (Feb 1915 - March 1916)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Vic, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 1 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 20 April 1919
Discharge date3 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Boonah', 20 April 1919; disembarked Sydney, 11 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 3 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 513 John William BENNETT for first period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BENNETT John William

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