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Benjamin Bennett

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  • Service number
    8523 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Trooper AWMM
    New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 10th Contingent AWMM
  • War
    South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Benjamin AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8523 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Waihou, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    George Bennett, Waiuku, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    South African War, 1899-1902 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8523 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    Pre WW1 Vessel was Drayton Grange AWMM
    Trooper 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 Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Cerebro-spinal disease AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Trooper AWMM
    New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 10th Contingent AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    25 AWMM
  • Date of death
    19 December 1902 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Disease AWMM
  • Place of death
    Henderson, Waitakere City, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Waiuku, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Waiuku Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Waiuku, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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