Service Number: 30527
Enlisted: 20 June 1916
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Prahan, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Caulfield, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Wesley College, Melbourne
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, France, 20 September 1918
Cemetery: Hancourt British Cemetery
Plot B, Grave 11
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, 30527, 14th Field Artillery Brigade
23 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, 30527, 14th Field Artillery Brigade
23 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, 30527, 14th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
20 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, 30527, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed

Edmund BENGREY-DENTON was born in Prahan, Victoria in 1891

His parents were George DENTON & Alice Mary BENGREY who married in the Wesleyan Church in Mount Erica, Victoria on 25th July, 1877

He enlisted on 20th June, 1916 and embarked from Melbourne on the HMAT Hororata on 23rd November, 1916 with the 14th Field Artillery Brigade, 8th reinforcements

Edmund was Killed in Action in France on 20th September, 1918 and is buried in the Hancourt British Cemetery


Two of his brothers also served during WW1

1. Ernest Bengrey DENTON (SN 20161) - discharged 1921

2. Harry Bengrey DENTON (SN 2600) - discharged in 1917 - he also served during WW2 (SN N61028) & was discharged in 1946