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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private William Bennett

1895
Born at Coimadai, VIC
3/7/1915
Enlisted in the AIF at age 21
Attached 1st Divisional bakery 31st Battalion
9/11/1915
Embarked at Melbourne aboard the HMAT A62 Wandilla
19/3/1916
Transferred to 1st Field bakery 13th Army Services Corps
23/3/1916
Embarked at Alexandria, Eygpt
30/3/1916
Disembarked Marseilles, France
14/4/1916 - 5/6/1916
To hospital, sick, Rouen, France - Mumps
29/11/1916 - 26/12/1916
To hospital - Tinea Sycosis
11/6/1917 -20/6/1917
To hospital - Pyrexia
22/7/1917 - 4/8/1917
Granted leave in England
28/8/1918 - 14/9/1918
Granted leave
10/2/1919
To hospital, France - Influenza
21/2/1919
Transferred to England
1/4/1919
Embarked for Australia aboard the Shropshire
15/6/1919
Returned to Australia
8/7/1919
Discharged from the AIF
1920
Married Eva Mary Robertson
1978
Died at age 88

Last updated by lee, Sun, 02 May 2021 15:24:52