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Ernest BENSON

Regimental number3601
Place of birthBega New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWarehouseman
AddressLivingstone Road, Ingleburne, NSWq
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Teresa Matilda Smith, Livingstone Road, Ingleburne, NSWq
Previous military service40th Infantry
Enlistment date16 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death29 June 1978

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