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Eric Atherton BENSON

Regimental number20547
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraph operator
AddressMilson's Point, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, William Benson, 'Islington', 44 Heidelberg Road, Fairfield, Victoria
Enlistment date22 February 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit nameLight Motor Set Wireless Troop
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollLight Motor Wireless Section
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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