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Arthur John BENTON

Regimental number4144
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolSturt Street State School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address4 Byron Place, off Franklin Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs A E F Benton, c/o Mrs Backman, 42 Elizabeth Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Navy.
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death2 April 1917
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 38), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mary Ann and the late William Frederick BENTON, husband of A.E. F. BENTON. Born at Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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