Spencer Adrian (Spence) BENSON MID

BENSON, Spencer Adrian

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 1 February 1916, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 54th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 5 November 1894
Home Town: Strathfield, Strathfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Natural causes, Manly, New South Wales, Australia, 19 December 1976, aged 82 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

1 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, Sydney, New South Wales
14 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 54th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
14 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Officer, 54th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
1 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 54th Infantry Battalion
21 May 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 54th Infantry Battalion
11 Jul 1919: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Breaching the Hindenburg Line - Cambrai / St Quentin Canal
27 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Captain, 54th Infantry Battalion

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