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Benjamin William ANGWIN

Regimental number3267
Place of birthDaylesford, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationClerk
AddressAbbatoirs, Gepps Cross, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6"
Weight110 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Collier, Abbatoirs, Gepps Cross, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Senior Cadets; transferred to 28th Signal Company Army Engineers; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date3 December 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Ormonde on 7 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Discharge date24 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commencedreturn to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 22 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 31 August 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 24 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 May 1970

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