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James BENSLEY

Regimental number3766
Place of birthIpswich Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressWellington Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Bensley, Wellington Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Medals

Medaille d'Honneur Avec Glaives (en Bronze)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 51
Date: 10 June 1920

Family/military connectionsBrother: 2560 Lt Mark BENSLEY, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 August 1919.

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