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Bennett Llewellyn Bertrand

Group of three Maori men, one wearing a navy serviceman uniform. They are the sons of William Norton Bertrand and Queenie Emma Bertrand, of Purangi. From left: David Bertrand, Fergus Bertrand and Bennett Llewllyn Bertrand (also known as Benne). Bennett was killed in action, 7 June 1944, aged 20.

Swainson's Studios (1939-40), 'Bertrand, Group', collection of Puke Ariki, New Plymouth.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bennett Llewellyn AWMM
  • Surname
    Bertrand AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    83363 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1943 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    83363 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.12 Farmhand/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.12
    New PlymouthTaranaki 2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.12
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Bennett Bertrand was the son of William Norton Bertrand and Queenie Emma Bertrand, of Purangi, Taranaki, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1944 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cassino War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI. K. 23. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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/2608190
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.12 AWMM

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