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Otho Charles Benton

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Grave of OC Benton (76699), Featherston Cemetery, (image supplied by Sam Hodder) - No known copyright restrictions

Grave of OC Benton (76699), Featherston Cemetery, (image supplied by Sam Hodder) - No known copyrigh …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Otho Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Benton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 76699 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 January 1898 AWMM FeatherstonWellington AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 February 1918 AWMM Newstead, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Charles Richard Benton (father), Newstead, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 10 July 1918 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 76699 AWMM
  • Military service
    17th Regiment, D Company AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 May 1979 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Featherston Cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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