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Horace Walter BENSON

Regimental number5551
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationMeter maker
Address49 New Street, Armadale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Benson, 49 New Street, Armadale, Victoria
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 21 October 1918

FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

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