Reginald BENSON

Regimental number3347
Place of birthNeutral Bay, New South Wales
SchoolFort street Public School, Scots College, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationForeman fixer
AddressWoodward Avenue, Strathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs D Benson, Woodward Avenue, Strathfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 24), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Dora BENSON, husband of H. BENSON, 10 Angatonga Flats, Musgrave Street, Mosman, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal