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Richard William Bent

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard William AWMM
  • Surname
    Bent AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 89801 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 June 1977 AWMM LeicesterEngland AWMM
    Leicester, England AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 2 July 1918 AWMM 142 Edgeware Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Jane Bent (wife), 78 Studholme Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 2 children AWMM

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
    WW1 2 July 1918 AWMM
    Age 40 AWMM
    Linesman/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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      145 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Mary jane nee Hopkins m. 1903. father of Charles William b 1908, Canada and Eric b 1912 Canada

    Attested June 1918, service reckons from October 1918

    Listed as Reserves on NZSG WW1 index (2002) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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Sources

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