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Herbert Dalman Benfell

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Headstone of POR/M Herbert Dalman Benfell 3923. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council Block 6A, Plot 38. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of POR/M Herbert Dalman Benfell 3923. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council Blo …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Dalman AWMM
  • Surname
    Benfell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 3923 AWMM
    • WWII NZD3923 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 September 1914 AWMM Sao PauloBrazil AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 7 Coburn Ave, Dunedin AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 February 1979 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 64 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 6A, Plot 38 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
    Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12
    https://collections.archives.govt.nz/en-NZ/web/arena/search#/entity/aims-archive/R21346617
    Further Reference
  • References
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - Monthly list of personnel demobilised [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYT 8490 N1/426 (R21465794) AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. This list was not collated by McNabb but was sourced from the Royal New Zealand Navy. AWMM
    • Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12 AWMM

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