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Benjamin Sanderson

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Sanders, A.F. - Sandford, C.H.T. (CC BY John Halpin 2010)

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Sanders, A.F. - Sandford, C.H.T. (C …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Benjamin AWMM
  • Surname
    Sanderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3666 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    OkupuAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Wollombi, Cessnock, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Benjamin Sanderson, Okapui, Great Barrier Island, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • Battle of Passchendaele AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3666 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 25 September 1915 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Miner/Civilian AWMM
    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
    23 Oct 1917 {Age 28} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Eliza Jane, and the late Benjamin Sanderson, of 8, Kelly St., Edenvale Rd., Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    PasschendaeleYpres AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Aeroplane Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM II. A. 26. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • II. A. 26. AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Grave Public - Glenys - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020 - Visited Anzacs on western front tour with backyard tours

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2020GlenysDrury NZDirect descendant
12 September 2015AWMMAucklandOther

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