|Place of birth||Bristol, England|
|School||St Paul's Church School, Bristol, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||23|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Rose Bennett, 16 City Road, Bristol, England|
|Previous military service||Served 3 years (1909-12) in the Royal Naval Reserve, Bristol, England.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||30th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Name given on RoH circular as William Alfred Sowerby BENNETT.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Date of death|
|Age at death||26|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 2), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Attached to 32nd Bn, Ferry Post, 22 April 1916.
Taken on strength of 30th Bn, Ferry Post, 12 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France 23 June 1916.
Posted missing, 20 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, 23 July 1917, pronounced fate as 'killed in action'.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BENNETT William Alfred
Red Cross file 350104