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Alexander BONNING

Regimental number2767
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
True NameBENNEY, Daniel
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressCabramatta PO, Cabramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 11"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amelia Bonning, Fairfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2767B
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 14 August 1916. Taken on strength, 2nd Bn, 10 June 1917. Mortally wounded, 20 September 1917.
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death28 September 1917
Age at death35
Place of burialDover (St. James) Cemetery (Plot M, Row G, Grave No. 25), Kent, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BONNING Alexander

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