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Samuel Clement BENTON

Regimental number5550
Place of birthNottingham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButter factory employee
AddressMurrendella, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Jane Benton, Murrendella, Victoria
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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