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Joseph Henry Benson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Benson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3622 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 21 May 1894 AWMM
    • 21 May 1894 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    21 May 1894 Public - Peter - Researcher - 6 September 2017 - Military personnel files
  • Place of birth
    Collingwood Public - Peter - Researcher - 6 September 2017 - Military personnel files
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Hawkin (mother), Collingwood, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3622 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 Mailman/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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  • Joseph Benson was the son of Helen Hawkins (formerly Benson), of Collingwood, Nelson. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 September 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Collingwood war memorial Public - Peter - Researcher - 6 September 2017 - audit of regional war memorials combined with local research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
18 May 2015AllanRotoruaResearcher

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