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Richard Douglas John BENNETT

Regimental number1885
SchoolLitgow St State School, Richmond, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressAbbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Bennett, 3 Bloomsbury Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Previous military serviceSchool Cadets
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as John Richard BENNET.
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Date of death9 April 1917
Age at death19.10
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 4), Ecoust-St.Mein, France

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