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Charles Edward BENSTEAD

Regimental number4451
Place of birthElizabeth Town, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressElizabethtown, Tas,
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Mrs Annie Gleeson, Elizabethtown, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Date of death18 August 1954
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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