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Lawrence Andrew BENSON

Regimental number2034
Place of birthColeraine, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailor
AddressColeraine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Lawrence Benson, Coleraine, Victoria
Previous military service72nd Infantry
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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