Donald Imlay Bensemann Born 30 October 1948 - Died 16 November 1968 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number41383 AWMM Also known asDon AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Victor 3 Company AWMM WarRegular Military Service AWMMVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be sub … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesDonald Imlay AWMM SurnameBensemann AWMM Ingoa Also known asDon AWMM Service number41383 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth30 October 1948 AWMM Place of birthMarlborough, South Island, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesMarlborough, New Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship statusPre 1 November 1967 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarRegular Military Service AWMMVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number41383 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military trainingWaiouru Cadet School AWMM Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsPost WW2 AWMM1 November 1967 AWMM Embarkation bodyPost WW2 AWMM1 November 1967 AWMMV-Force AWMMRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Victor 3 Company AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Victor 3 Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Lance Corporal Bensemann died of a gunshot wound through thorax sustained in contact with VietcongMemorial Flag - Presented to family AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death20 AWMM Date of death16 November 1968 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathPhuoc Tuy Province, Vietnam AWMM Death notesNorth-West Phuoc Tuy Province, South Vietnam AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameOmaka Cemetery, Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM Grave referenceRSA Lawn Plot 7 AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Donald Imlay Bensemann by laying a poppy. Herbert Kenneth Benseman Albert Alfred Bensemann Donald Imlay Bensemann John Noel Bensemann John Rudolph Bensemann Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Donald Imlay Bensemann Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMarlborough District Council cemetery recordshttp://www.marlborough.govt.nz/Services/Cemeteries/Search.aspx?id=16066&plotid=14505Sources UsedMarlborough District Council cemetery recordshttp://www.marlborough.govt.nz/Services/Cemeteries/Search.aspx?id=16066&plotid=14505Sources UsedVietnam List. Personal pagehttp://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/veteran/lcpl-di-bensemannFurther ReferenceVietnam.govt.nz. Website. Vietnam War.http://www.vietnamwar.govt.nz/Further Reference DocumentsSubritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMSubritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMMSubritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMMSubritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). p. 203; photos p. 83, 217, 228 AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMArticle. (1968, November 18). New Zealand Herald, section 1, p. 1. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.