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Samuel Bennett

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel - Bennett, S. - Best, F.TeK. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/2575 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 March 1895 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Polly Bennett (mother), Opotiki, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 8 January 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Egypt AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 20 October 1915 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Shipwright/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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of appendicits AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • "On 6 September 1916 Samuel Bennett fell ill with appendicitis and was immediately transferred to No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst. He survived less than a month." (Church, p.113) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    BrockenhurstHampshire AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot A, Row 4, Grave 6 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • 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
    • Devonport War Memorial, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Opotiki War Memorial, War Memorial Park, Albert Street, Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Holy Trinity (Anglican) Church, 20 Church Street, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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22 September 2018JulianaAucklandResearcher
07 August 2015AllanRotoruaResearcher
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