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Raymond Frederick Bennett

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Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Raymond Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ415282 AWMM
    • WWII 415282 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1914 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1914 Public - Bruce Raymond - Direct descendant - 10 April 2019 - From his sister, my mother
  • Place of birth
    Otahuhu Public - Bruce Raymond - Direct descendant - 10 April 2019 - From his sister, my mother
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Frederick William Bennett (father), 29 Huia Road, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single 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
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Frederick William and Ruby Elizabeth Bennett, of Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Initially buried at Koln-Sud and then reinterred at Rheinberg

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 May 1943 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    OdenspielGermany AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rheinberg War Cemetery, Kamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany AWMM 4. G. 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM

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  • Remembering my Great Uncle with my father showing me his medals and many photos of Raymond and his crew in front of their Lancaster Bomber
    Public - Donna - Direct descendant - 10 April 2019
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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 April 2019DonnaAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant

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