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Robert William George Bennett

  • Service number
    Malaya 340748 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
C COY 1NZ REGT: MALAYA 1963. (Left to Right) Front Row (seated): Pte K. A. Thomas,  H. R. Munro,  H. R. O'Brien,  P. Matoe,  E. H. Lewis,  J. Henderson,  R. P. Wilson,  R. L. Murray, . Second Row from Front (seated): Lcpl L. G. Smaller, Lcpl B. Jones, Lcpl D. E. Beacham, Sgt M. J. Helyer, Sgt H. J. Hyndman, 2Lt T. D. Brosnahan, Lt K. D. Bell, WO2 A. G. McNearnie, Maj I. B. Bennett, Capt P. J. Burtt, 2Lt D. A. Dawe, Sgt R. P. Shaw, Sgt L. G. Shuker, Cpl R. T. Potatau, Lcpl C. G. Adams, Cpl R. W. G. Bennett . Third Row from Front: Pre P. V. Pattern,  J. T. K Cowan,  K. B. Bird,  D. C. Holloway, Lcpl W. G. W Williams, Pte J. Kerapa,  B. P. Longley,  I. G. Livingstone,  D. S. Allan,  W. G. Bilton, Lcpl M. Raihania, Pte A. F. Lindores,  W. S. Vautier,  N. V. Pettit,  G. L. Henderson,  J. E. Leafberg,  M. H. Chapman,  M. G. Ryan,  D. K. P. Kingi . Fourth row from front: Pte K. A. Udy,  O. J. Bell,  I. L. Cootes,  L. V. Ryan,  P. H. Patrick,  T. C. P. Tikao,  R. Tai,  A. E. Marshall,  D. Te Puni, Lcpl H. K. Hingston, Cpl T. Waretini, Lcpl J. J. Cootes, Pte M. T. Whakataka, Lcpl M. R. Sutton, Pte H. D. Hirini,  D. G. Mune,  T. I. Scott,  B. P. Fairey,  H. F. Prendergast    Pte P. M. J. Paul,  J. M. P. Hudson,  C. C. Dunn,  G. F. Titeridge,  F. C. Olson,  E. T. Tau,  G. W. Christall,  L. J. Horne,  P. Tau,  S. P. Tamehana,  E. B. Ormsby,  R. Tau,  H. T. Harrison,  A. T. Namana, Lcpl T. D. Moore, Pte G. K. Barron,  P. R. Braithwaite,  R. W. Sleeman . Back Row: Pte R. L. Keyte,  R. Gardiner,  P. S. Hopkins,  A. R. Thompson,  R. Cooney,  B. M. Shaw,  F. G. Gilmer,  L. A. Knapp,  K. Witana,  G. H. Pere,  N. T. Murphy,  M. J. Herlihi,  D. P. Kahu,  A. L. Jones,  K. Keelan,  H. Subritzky,  P. Parai,  H. Kapa,  V. C. Butler,  H. T. Hooper. Image kindly provided by Bill Russell, Vice President of the Malayan Veterans Association (December 2020).

C COY 1NZ REGT: MALAYA 1963. (Left to Right) Front Row (seated): Pte K. A. Thomas, H. R. Munro, H. …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert William George AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Malaya 340748 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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    Army AWMM
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    Malaya 340748 AWMM
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    14 February 2003 Cemetery Record
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    Motueka Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Motueka off Old Wharf Road, Tasman District, New Zealand AWMM
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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 1NZR Roll 1961-1963 - Bill Russell, Malayan Veterans Association Scrapbook – 40th Anniversary edition. AWMM
    • DECEASED, 1 NZ Regiment, 1961-63 – Internet resource. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM

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