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Alexander John Bennington

Portrait of Sergeant Alexander (Alex) Bennington. SCRoll Project, Waimate Museum & Archives 2002-1026-03535. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander John AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennington AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/413 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
    WW1 Geraldine, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 James Bennington (father), Geraldine, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/413 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 Ironmonger/Civilian AWMM
    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 wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James and Elizabeth Bennington, of 184, Talbot St., Geraldine, New Zealand. Also served at Ismailia, Egypt. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 June 1915 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Beach Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM I. H. 5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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