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Peter Jack Bennett

Portrait of Gunner Peter Jack Bennett, Auckland Weekly News, 11 February 1942. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19420211-24-36. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Gunner Peter Jack Bennett, Auckland Weekly News, 11 February 1942. Auckland Libraries He …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Peter Jack AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16375 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    C/o C.S. Parkinson, Whatatutu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H.C. Bennett (father), 157 Victoria Rd, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16375 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
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Gunner Bennett was the son of Dr. Harry Charles Plant Bennett and Blanche Bennett, of Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    SyriaMiddle East 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
    • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Takapuna Grammar School War Memorial, (Foyer, Library), 210 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial Drive, 1939-1945, Devonport Memorial Drive, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 29 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

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