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Regimental number3286
Place of birthLiverpool England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineering fitter
Address147 Whitby Street, West Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Thomas Benson, 147 Whitby Street, West Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date1 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name6th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919

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