|Place of birth||Cork, Ireland|
|Address||176 Swan Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Bennett, 176 Swan Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the School Cadets.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||38th Battalion, Machine Gun Section|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/55/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Light Trench Mortar Battery|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 20 June 1916; admitted to hospital, at sea, 28 July 1916 (tonsilitis); disembarked Plymouth, England, 10 August 1916; discharged to lines, 31 August 1916; taken on strength of 38th Bn, 27 October 1916; transferred to 10th Machine Gun Company, Larkhill, 27 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton, 22 November 1916.
Admitted to hospital, 28 December 1916; transferred to 2nd Casualty Clearing Station, 30 December 1916 (otitis media); transferred to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 1 January 1917 (inflamed left middle ear); marched into MG Corps Base Depot, 7 January 1917.
Admitted to hospital, 19 February 1917; transferred to Divisional Rest Station, 20 February 1917 (myalgia); transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 22 February 1917; rejoined unit, 12 March 1917.
Admitted to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 27 March 1917 (lumbago); rejoined unit from hospital, 23 April 1917; admitted to 3rd Division Convalescence Camp, 29 May 1915; rejoined unit, 10 June 1017.
Admitted to 4th New Zealand Field Ambulance, 1 July 1917 (wound to index finger left hand).
Transferred to 38th Bn, 30 August 1917; transferred to 10th Machine Gun Company, 30 October 1917.
Proceeded on leave to England, 10 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 10 January 1918; transferred to 10th Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery.
Admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 31 October 1918 (influenza); discharged to duty, 6 November 1918.
Departed on leave to Paris, 19 December 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 4 Jaunary 1919.
Marched into Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, England, 12 March 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT ?Karagola?, 30 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 12 June 1919; discharged Melbourne, 27 July 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BENNETT Timothy Jospeh|