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William Henry BENSON

Regimental number3267
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressSilas Street, Bunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Benson, Carren Street, Coburg, Victoria
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918

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