Sydney Charles BENNETT

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BENNETT, Sydney Charles

Service Number: 273
Enlisted: 26 January 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brompton, South Australia, 19 August 1879
Home Town: Brompton, South Australia
Schooling: Hindmarsh State School; Marist Brothers (Catholic) College, Adelaide, SA
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action, Malincourt, France, 13 June 1918, aged 38 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, National War Memorial (South Australia), Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)*
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World War 1 Service

26 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1
31 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 273, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
31 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 273, 27th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 27th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

27 Battalion

Rank - Private

5 August 1916 admitted with gunshot wounds to legs and right arm

Son of William and Elizabeth Bennett. Brother of Eva Smith nee Bennett