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Henry Clifton BENTE

Regimental number3271
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolWatsonville State School, Qld
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWatsonville via Herberton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Bente, Watsonville PO, Watsonville via Herberton, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded 24 April 1918; died 29 April 1918.
FateDied of wounds 29 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death29 April 1918
Age at death18.8
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialEtretat Churchyard Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Sarah Jane BENTE, Watsonville, Heberton, Queensland. Native of Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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