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George James Bennewith

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George James AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennewith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    55402 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 March 1897 AWMM West HamLondon AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 13 April 1917 AWMM 36 High Street Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L. Bennewith (mother), 36 High Street, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

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
  • Enlistment
    WW1 13 April 1917 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Mechanic/Military 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 2 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      6 stone 8 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Gassed and Hospitalised at 9 General Hospital and 2 NZ Hospital, Walton, England AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Carcinoma of the stomach AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • He was gassed and only had one lung after WWI, suffering badly all his life from the effects of gas. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 May 1953 AWMM
    Age 56 AWMM
    TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Timaru Herald - 18 May 1953 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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