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Edward James BENNETTS

Regimental number6778
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolNorth Kalgoorlie State School, WA
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Anne Bennetts, 178 Addis Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceCadets (84th Battalion), WA
Enlistment date25 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death30 April 1918
Age at death18.10
Place of burialLongpre-les-Corps Saints British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Elizabeth Ann BENNETTS, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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