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Francis Robert Bentley

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  • Service number
    264923 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Trooper AWMM
    New Zealand Armoured Corps, 2 Divisional Cavalry AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Bentley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    264923 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
    WW2 Storeman AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 4 MacBeth Street, Caversham, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Dunlop (aunt), 4 MacBeth Street, Caversham, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    264923 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Trooper AWMM
    New Zealand Infantry Brigade AWMM
    Second 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Trooper AWMM
    New Zealand Armoured Corps, 2 Divisional Cavalry AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Francis Bentley was the son of Ernest Bentley and Robina Bentley (nee Johnston). He was the nephew of Mrs E.M. Dunlop of Caversham, Otago. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    23 AWMM
  • Date of death
    18 April 1945 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Italy AWMM
  • Death notes
    Italy AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Faenza War Cemetery, Italy AWMM
  • Grave reference
    VI.G.12 AWMM
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Sources

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  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 9: WW2 31 AWMM