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Oswald Thomas Bentley

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  • Service number
    13509 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel - Bennett, S. - Best, F.TeK. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Oswald Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Bentley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13509 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Ngauranga, Wellington Region, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Ngauranga, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Warehouseman AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Edward Bentley (father), Railway Terrace, Johnsonville, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 May 1916 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13509 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 27 May 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 54 or HMNZT 55 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM
    Driver AWMM
    13th Reinforcements New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Oswald Bentley was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bentley, of Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    25 AWMM
  • Date of death
    15 September 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Wellington, New Zealand ex France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    A. 4. (S). AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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