Harold Wilfred BENDER

Harold Wilfred Bender Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Grafton NSW
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Ironmonger
Enlisted
05-October-1915
Place
Brisbane
Age
23
Status
Single
Service No
3691
Rank
Private
Unit
15th Battalion, 12th Reinforcements
Embarked
30-November-1915
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Egypt
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
April 1917
Notes

Brother of 7688 Private Reginald Henry Bender (not on Roll of Honour).

 

Harold Bender arrived in Egypt in March 1916. In June he contracted influenza and was invalided to England. In September he transferred to the 5th Battalion. In March 1917 he was assessed with ‘atrophy of the right leg’ and was discharged prior to returning to Australia in April.

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