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Benjamin Davis

Benjamin Davis
NZ Artillery - Gunner
Died 1/12/1941
Aged 37 years

Benjamin Davis

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Benjamin AWMM
  • Surname
    Davis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    22314 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 52 France Street, North East Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S. Davis (wife), 52 France Street, North East Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    22314 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Benjamin Davis was the son of Hugh and Olive Davis, of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand; husband of Sylvia Lilian Davis, of Bryndwyr, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 May 2017RoyceMatamata, New ZealandOther relative
18 April 2015JulieBrisbane, AustraliaOther Relative

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