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Murray Waldron Bentley

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  • Service number
    NZ413806 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 2 Advanced Flying Unit AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Murray Waldron AWMM
  • Surname
    Bentley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ413806 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Jessie E. Bentley (mother), Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    North Africa AWMM
  • Force
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ413806 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 2 Advanced Flying Unit AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Murray Bentley was the son of Henry Arthur Bord and Jessie E. Bentley of Auckland.

    Two sons, brothers lost their lives in WW2: Murray Waldron Bentley (NZ413806) and Robert Henry Waldon Bentley (NZ414580) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    21 AWMM
  • Date of death
    1 December 1943 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
  • Death notes
    North Africa AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial plaque, Blockhouse Bay Primary School, 584 Blockhouse Bay Road, Blockhouse Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Blockhouse Bay Primary School, 584 Blockhouse Bay Road, Blockhouse Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    • Column 278 AWMM
  • Obituary

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM