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Percy George BENTON

Regimental number1802
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer's labourer
Address26 Charles Street, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Benton, 186 Leyton Road, Shatford, London E, England
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Other details

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

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