Donald Imlay Bensemann 30 October 1948 - 16 November 1968 Key details Contribute › Service number41383 AWMM Also known asDon AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeLance Corporal AWMMRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Victor 3 Company AWMM WarRegular Military Service AWMMVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth30 October 1948 AWMM Place of birthMarlboroughSouth IslandNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesMarlboroughNew Zealand AWMM Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkation Relationship statusPre 1 November 1967 AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarRegular Military Service AWMMVietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number41383 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military trainingWaiouru Cadet School AWMM Enlistment Age on enlistment Report 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 Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankLance Corporal AWMMRoyal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (1RNZIR), 1st Battalion, Victor 3 Company AWMM Report 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 Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death20 AWMM Date of death16 November 1968 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathPhuoc Tuy ProvinceVietnam AWMM Death notesNorth-West Phuoc Tuy ProvinceSouth Vietnam AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameOmaka CemeteryBlenheimMarlboroughNew Zealand AWMM Grave referenceRSA Lawn Plot 7 AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report 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 Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.