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John William Benney

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Photograph of Trooper John William Benney 78142. Image kindly provided by Kevin Gordon (January 2019). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Trooper John William Benney 78142. Image kindly provided by Kevin Gordon (January 2019 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John William AWMM
  • Surname
    Benney AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 78142 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 November 1897 AWMM CoromandelCoromandel District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Komata Reefs, Paeroa, Waikato. AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs E. Benney (mother), Komata Reefs, Paeroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 78142 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 8 January 1918 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Farm hand/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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Moeraki then transhipped to [HMAT 17] Malta at Sydney for Suez. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 August 1955 AWMM
    WaikinoWaikato 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

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Sources

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