John Clarence BENDLE


BENDLE, John Clarence

Service Number: 1910
Enlisted: 19 January 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tallygaroopna, Victoria, 1893
Home Town: Numurkah, Moira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith/Farrier
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, 11 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Rutherglen War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

19 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Liverpool, New South Wales
13 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1910, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
13 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1910, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Sydney

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Private J. Clarence Bendle, who died of wounds was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Bendle, of Springhurst, Victoria. He left Sydney with the 5th Reinforcements of the 4th Battalion, and died on August 11 on the way to hospital, being buried at sea. Private Bendle, who came to the Nambucca River about two years ago, was a blacksmith, and a man of splendid physique. A memorial service was held on Sunday in the Local Methodist church, of which he was an earnest worker." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 06 Sep 1915 (