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Army Number: NX26228Image not available
Surname: BENSON
First Names: James Bevan
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mrs. Annie Edith BENSON
Date of Birth: 6/1/1907
Place of Birth: Sydney, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 17/6/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Darlinghurst, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 29/7/1941
Taken on strength at: Sydney, NSW
Taken on strength from: 1st Reinforcements, 2/30 Bn., Sydney, NSW (ex 8th Infantry Training Battalion, Dubbo)
Company: A
Platoon: 8
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties: F Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) : Train 5, Truck 2
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 11/12/1943
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi
Plot/Row/Grave: 1.C.23
Memorial: Sydney, NSW
Information: Admitted to 10 AGH on 29/9/1941; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 22/10/1941; discharged to GBD, Malaya on 7/11/1941; placed on 28 days detention on 15/12/1941; died of illness Doi Kanburi (Beri Beri, Cerebral Malaria) on 11/12/1943; DVA Nominal Roll shows posting on death as GBD Malaya
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