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Benjamin Parsons SALT

Regimental number2970
Place of birthManchester, England
SchoolKenyon College, Lancashire, England
Age on arrival in Australia16.9
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressKandos, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Salt, 14 Woodhouse Street, Gorton, Manchester, England
Enlistment date8 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death19
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row J, Grave No. 20), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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