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William Henry Benge

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Benge AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI N/N AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 June 1898 AWMM AshhurstManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
    Ashurst, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 November 1915 AWMM Lake Road, Ohaupo, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Benge (mother), Lamington, Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 17 November 1915 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Farm hand/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
    • Other, Unknown Period AWMM
      Flat foot, severe AWMM
    • Other, Unknown Period AWMM
      Smokers heart AWMM
    • Classification, Unknown Period AWMM
      Class C2 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Benjamin Benge and Angelina Benge

    Attested twice, voluntairly 1915, and March 1917

    Listed as Reserves by New Zealand World War I service personnel and reserves index [electronic resource]. (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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