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Reginald Hertslet BENNETT

Regimental number39153
Place of birthRoss, Tasmania
SchoolLaunceston Church Grammar School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPastoralist
AddressRoss, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Alfred Edward Bennett, Ashby, Ross, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date24 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 33
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Indarra on 26 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 22 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred Edward and Maud Marian BENNETT, Ashby Ross, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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