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Benjamin CANTOR

Regimental number993
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
SchoolCambridge Street State School, Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationFurniture maker
AddressPeel Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, L Cantor, Peel Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 6), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: lewis and Annie CANTOR, Peel Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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