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Benjamin Edward DECKER

Regimental number84
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTraveller
Address114 Moray Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Decker, 114 Moray Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 January 1916
Date of death24 November 1963
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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