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Charles Edward Bennet

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Pte Chas E Bennett of Howick, killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 8 February 1917 p044. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19170208-44-6. No known Copyright.

Pte Chas E Bennett of Howick, killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly New …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennet AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Charles Edwin AWMM
    • Bennett AWMM
    • Charles Edward Ernest Bennet AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 14372 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 July 1892 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Annie Bennet (mother), Howick, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 14372 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Hotel employee/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Charles Bennet was the son of Arthur Ernest Bennet and Mary Annie Bennet, of Howick, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Name spelled as Bennett on the Howick and Pakuranga War Memorial. Named Charles Edwin Bennet by BDM, Births and Charles Edward Bennet on the Nominal Roll. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM IV. A. 17. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Howick and Pakuranga War Memorial, Stockade Hill, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Howick Roll of Honour AWMM

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Sources

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