Māori › John Robert Bentley Born 25 March 1882 - Died 26 March 1918 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 56234 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn Robert AWMM SurnameBentley AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 56234 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth25 March 1882 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMiss Mary Elizabeth Wood (friend), The Pines, East Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 56234 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 13 Aug 1917-2 October 1917 AWMM to Glasgow, Scotland AWMM HMNZT 91 AWMM Vessel was Mokoia AWMM Private AWMM 29th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company AWMM New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John Bentley was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Bentley, of Hay Lane Farm, Foston, Derby, England. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death26 March 1918 AWMM Age 38 AWMM Somme, Northern France AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameGrevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM Roll of Honour Remember John Robert Bentley by laying a poppy. John Bentley John Richard Bentley John Robert Bentley Joseph Albert Bentley Kelvin Rex Bentley Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John Robert Bentley Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy) Library / Pictorial › manuscripts and archives MS-2016-2 Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22275606 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/1738534/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1738534 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 70: 4 AWMM The short cut : being a souvenir of the wanderings of "A" Company, 29th Reinforcements, across the two great oceans : Christmas souvenir. . London: Printed by St. Clements Press. AWMM Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.