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John BENSON

Regimental number3405
Place of birthBundaberg Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRaymond Street, Collie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Mrs J Ayton, Raymond Street, Collie, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 September 1916

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