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James BENNIE

Regimental number3474
Date of birth1893
Place of birthBunbury, Western Australia
SchoolGuildford State School, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationHammer driver
AddressWellman Street, East Guildford, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Bennie, Wellman Street, East Guildford, Western Australia
Enlistment date1 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, Fleem Bay, Belgium, 14 August 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 May 1977
Age at death84
Place of burialCremated: ashes interred at South Guildford Cemetery, Western Australia

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