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William Henry Albert Leslie BENTON

Regimental number5559
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Benton, Byron Place, off Franklin Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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