Samuel William BENNETT

Badge Number: S2145

BENNETT, Samuel William

Service Number: 4378
Enlisted: 4 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia , 28 July 1890
Home Town: Brompton, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Laborer
Died: 21 August 1942, aged 52 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Hindmarsh Cemetery, S.A.
Memorials: Hindmarsh WW1 Roll of Honour Heroes of the Great War
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4378, 27th Infantry Battalion
25 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4378, 27th Infantry Battalion
25 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4378, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Adelaide
15 Feb 1918: Involvement Private, SN 4378, 48th Infantry Battalion

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Wounded in France 29 August 1916 – shell  shock

Transferred to England 17 May 1917

Returned to Australia 16 April 1918

Discharged 21 May 1918 – Medically unfit

Married Helen Mary Buck 27 December 1919