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Alexander Robert Benton

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Portrait of NZ427564 Alexander Robert Benton, medal ribbons - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait of NZ427564 Alexander Robert Benton, medal ribbons - This image may be subject to copyright …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Benton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ427564 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 August 1920 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • 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
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Beryl Mary; father of four AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 May 2010 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 18 May 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Unpublished papers: order of service - funeral AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). vol. 3 p. 611 ref 174 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 18 May 2010 AWMM

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