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Horace William Bennett

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Head and shoulder portrait in full uniform.

Portrait of Horace William Bennett

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Horace William AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 1552 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 February 1908 Public Source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 128 Abel Smith Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr C.A. Williams (cousin), 128 Abel Smith Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 1552 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW2 POW - Dulag VIII-A, Gorlitz, Germany AWMM
    • WW2 POW - Hospital, Athens, Greece WW2 POW Medically Unfit (R25405151)
    • WW2 POW - Stalag XVIII-A, Wolfsberg, Austria WW2 POW Medically Unfit (R25405151)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 1944 AWMM
  • 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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  • Batman to Major Thompson.

    Instructor at the Returned Serviceman’s League in Parnell Auckland until his retirement at age 60 years. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 June 1984 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

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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
    • Prisoners of War 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force - Repatriated Medically Unfit Protected Personnel [WW2 POW Medically Unfit], 1943 [1946], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393/1/v (R25405151) AWMM

Contributors

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17 April 2020Margaret CatherinePukekoheChild
25 October 2017margaretPukekohe, AucklandChild

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