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William BENSON

Regimental number1020
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm student
Address10 Neptune Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, Robert Redmond Benson, 10 Neptune Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Date of death3 April 1938
Place of burialBrighton General Cemetery

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