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Eric Bent

Headstone, Cassino War Cemetery, Italy (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Cassino War Cemetery, Italy (photo B. Coutts, 2009) - This image may be subject to copyri …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric AWMM
  • Surname
    Bent AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    42203 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
    Unknown AWMM 11 Stenness Avenue, Somerfield, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr R.W. bent (father), 11 Stenness Avenue, Somerfield, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    42203 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Richard and Mary Bent, of Keewatin, Ontario, Canada. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 February 1944 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI. F. 18 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2608180
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    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 30 AWMM
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