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Frederick BENSON

Regimental number4236
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlatelayer
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinEllen Benson, Parkstown, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14/02/1016
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
FateDied of wounds 4 February 1917
Place of burialPhilosophe British Cemetery (Plot I, Row L. Grave No. 39), Mazingarbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Isabella BENSON, husband of Ellen BENSON, Sylvester Street, Coolgardie, Western Australia. Native of Coburg, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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