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Francis McLellan BENSON

Regimental number1261
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address52 Pigdon Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMrs S Benson, 52 Pigdon Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1405
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 20 September 1914 - 14th Battalion. Posted to 15th Battalion, 1st Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 15th Battalion, 16 December 1914. Wounded at Pozi?res, 27 August 1916. Promoted Corporal, 8 February 1917.
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death25

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