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Benjamin Smith

Portrait of Ben Smith, 23508 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Gino Demeer 1168-7239. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Portrait of Ben Smith, 23508 (2014). © NZIPP Photograph by Gino Demeer 1168-7239. CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Benjamin AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 23508 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre Apr 1940 AWMM Care of Afforestation Ltd., Putaruru AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs M. Smith, c/- A T Noakes, Brooklands, Paparimu R D, Papakura (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 23508 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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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  • Member of the n/a RSA. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Cody, J. (1961). New Zealand Engineers. Middle East. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Engr.html
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      2, p. 170 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM

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