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Oscar Andrew BENSON

Regimental number278
Place of birthCharters Towers Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressFriezland via Cloncurry, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Andrew Peter Benson, Friezland via Cloncurry, Queensland
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 1 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll278A
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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