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Benjamin Merchant PLATT

Regimental number3121
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDrapers assistant
Addressc/o R Platt, Strath Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R Platt, Strath Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 8 April 1918

FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919

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