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Raymond Charles Matthew Bennett

Plaque at Taumarunui New Cemetry RSA Section

Ray's Last Resting Place

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond Charles Matthew AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ray AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 813736 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Owhango, Ruapehu District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs E. Bennett (mother), Owhango, Ruapehu District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Labourer/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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Helen; father of Matthew, Terence AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 April 2008 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    80 Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 6 July 2018 - Research
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taumarunui New Cemetery RSA Section Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 6 July 2018 - Research
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 April 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 11 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 14 April 2008 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 July 2018Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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