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Henry William Bennett Edwards

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry William Bennett AWMM
  • Surname
    Edwards AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Henry William Bennet Edwards AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/195 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 September 1893 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Seaward Downs, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Edwards (father), 33 Chambers Street, North-east Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/195 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew Zealand 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Henry Edwards was the son of Mr. J. C. Edwards, of 7 Capreta St., Melrose, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 July 1917 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    New Monkland Cemetery, Lanarkshire, Scotland AWMM VII. 26. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • In memory of my great uncle Henry (Willie) Edwards who was wounded at Gallipoli on 16th May 1915 and died from those wounds on 6th July 1917. Forever in my heart.
    Public - Shirlee - Direct descendant - 20 January 2017
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20 January 2017ShirleeFolkestone Kent UKDirect descendant

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