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Frederiek John Dyer Bennett

Identity

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  • Forenames
    • Frederiek John Dyer AWMM
    • Frederick John Dyer Public - Rex - Child - 13 November 2018 - Family papers
  • Surname
    Bennett AWMM
  • Ingoa
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  • Service number
    8008 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 28 Hood Street, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.M. Bennett (wife), 28 Hood Street, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

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    Army AWMM
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    8008 AWMM
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Death

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  • Frederick was born on 28 July 1905 in Masterton.
    He signed up to join the Army in Christchurch in September 1939 and entered Burnham Camp on 5 October as a private in the 20th Battalion. On 5 January 1940 they departed for Egypt on the ship Nieuw Amsterdam via Perth. It arrived in Egypt on 14 February. He was promoted to corporal on 23 November.
    After service in various theatres he and others left Egypt on 15 June 1943 for Wellington, his war service being complete.
    He died in Auckland on 24 May 1987 (suddenly), aged 81, a retired storeman. His ashes were buried beside his second wife Valerie's in Purewa Cemetery.
    Public - Rex - Child - 13 November 2018
    Report 

Sources

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    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 17 AWMM
    • Pringle, D., & Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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