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Leighton William BENSON

Regimental number5455
Place of birthAdelong New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTraveller
AddressAdelong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W J Benson, Adelong, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Provost Corps
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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