Howard G. Bennett
Howard Gordon Bennett was born in Ballarat, Victoria, raised as a Methodist, and studied at the Ballarat School of Mines. He trained to be a turner and fitter. During World War One he enlisted with the Australian Flying Corps on the 27 May 1918, and served with the Australian Flying Corps as a 2nd Air Mechanic. He listed his next of kin as a Father, R Bennett, 108 Cowper Street, Footscray, Victoria. It is noted that he previously served as part of the 71st Infantry. His unit enbarked from Melbourne onboard the SS Zealandic on 5 October 1918, and returned to Australia on the 6 May 1919.
- ↑ UNSW The AIF project: https://aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=20149, accessed 2 February 2017
- ↑ Ballarat School of Mines Honor Roll, University of Ballarat Historical Collection cat.no 536
--Clare K.Gervasoni 15:07, 31 January 2017 (AEDT)