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Philip Lyell Bennett

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Portrait of Lieutenant Philip Lyell Bennett, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 3 / F1322 60. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Philip Lyell AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 6/1017 AWMM
    • 30967 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 March 1898 AWMM LyellWest Coast AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Pre 18 August 1914 AWMM Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 91 Belt Road, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 John Bennett (father), Murchison, Buller, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Mrs N.M. Bennett (wife), 91 Belt Road, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • After WWI ended, Bennett volunteered with the Canterbury Regiment.

    He re-enlisted with 2 NZEF as Captain and Quartermaster (QM) of 25 Battalion, 1940.

    Promoted to Major and Staff Captain of 14 Infantry Brigade, 1942.

    Lieutenant Colonel and Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General (AA & QMG) of 3 NZ Division, 1943-44.

    Member of Special Employment Allied Control Commission SW Pacific Area from February 1945. AWMM

Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
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Sources

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  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 50 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 37 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 7: WW2 15 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 31 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 15 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 10 AWMM
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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