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Carl Frederick BENTIN

Regimental number6523
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCook
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss Freeda Bentin, 238 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted at Sydney, 20 November 1916 - 19th Battalion, 19th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 14 October 1917.
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Date of death29 August 1918
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander C.F. and Jessie BENTIN. Born at Hobart, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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