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James Cecil BENTLEY

Regimental number5992
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressHamilton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinBrother, Mr J Bentley, Ellendale, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 9 May 1916. Taken on strength, 12th Battalion, 5 December 1916. Wounded, 14 April 1917.
FateDied of wounds 19 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Date of death19 April 1917
Age at death25
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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