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Alfred Benton

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Benton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/7 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 December 1892 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 276 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs T. Benton (mother), Kuratawhiti Street, Greytown, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Nellie Beatrice Benton (wife), 295 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 15 November 1916 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/7 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Nellie Beatrice Mann (formerly Benton) of Ludlam Street Seatoun, Wellington

    New Zealand at the Front (a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
    • Memorial gates, Greytown Soldiers Memorial Park, Kuratawhiti Street, Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial trees, 117 lime trees, Avenue of Remembrance, Greytown Soldiers Memorial Park, Kuratawhiti Street, Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM

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26 February 2018AllanRotoruaResearcher

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