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Raymond Richard BENTON

Regimental number5039
Place of birthStaffordshire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
AddressScarborough, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, R Benton, Scarborough, South Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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