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Benjamin SARGENT

Regimental number56
Place of birthWangaratta Victoria
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationFarmer
AddressPeechelba via Wangaratta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Richard Sargeant, Peechelba via Wangaratta, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 439 Pte Frederick SARGENT, 23rd Bn, killed in action, 2 September 1915; Cousin: 6727 Pte Abraham LYDEN, 8th Field Company Engineers, died of wounds, 30 August 1918.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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