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William John Bennewith

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennewith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 20/4 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 January 1864 AWMM LucknowIndia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 21 William Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W.J. Bennewith (wife), 21 William St, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 March 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 3 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Samoa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 20/4 AWMM
  • Military service
    British Army-19th Hussars 1883-1891 AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Age 51 AWMM
    Fitter/Military AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 6 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      9 stone 7 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Reported in the newspaper 18 September 1915, cardiac AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Gastric Ulcer AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served in British Hussars for 8 years-1883-1891, then time expired.

    Served in relief of Khartoum-1885 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 December 1927 AWMM
    Age 63 AWMM
    TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Timaru Cemetery, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM A64 Plot 346-Servicemen's Plot AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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