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William Richard BENNETT

Regimental number10973
Place of birthMaffra, Victoria
SchoolMaffra State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressBennett Street, Dandenong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John Bennett, Dandenong, Victoria
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name10th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 21 February 1916. Taken on strength, 10th Field Company Engineers, 18 May 1916. Wounded, 5 June 1917 and 14 August 1918.
FateDied of disease 23 November 1918
Age at death28
Place of burialColchester Cemetery (T. 5, 86), Essex
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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