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Regimental number271
Place of birthGympie Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressFairview Hill, Monkland, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Edward Bentley, Fairview Hill, Monkland, Gympie, Queensland
Enlistment date28 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 3765 Pte Edward Thomas James BENTLEY, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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