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Reginald Jack BENNETT

Regimental number20551
Place of birthTruro, South Australia
OccupationWireless telegraphist
AddressKadina, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Robina Bennett, 'Lerwick', Milne Street, Kadina, South Australia
Enlistment date17 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameLight Motor Set Wireless Troop
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollLight Motor Set Wireless Section
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6110 Pte Francis BENNETT, 10th Bn, killed in action, 10 August 1918; 3121 Pte Harold BENNETT, 2nd Division Train, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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