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Lewis George BENNETT

Regimental number5656
Place of birthNetherry, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChairmaker
AddressWetherley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr Bennett, 80 Whitehall Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Date of death13 December 1963
Place of burialPreston Cemetery

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