BENNESS Edwin Charles AM

Australian Army Born Coolgardie WA 18 August 1915 Died Noranda WA 10 November 2008

Service No: WX6468.  Pre-War 16th Infantry Battalion (Militia). Australian Imperial Force. 2/28th Infantry Battalion, Western Desert, Tobruk, Syria, El-Alemein. South West Pacific, new Guinea, Lae-Finshhafen. Army Finance. Managing Director Boans. Associations: Legacy, War Blinded, Rats of Tobruk, 2/28th Infantry Battalion. Western Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) – In recognition of service to industry and the community: 26 January 1979

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