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Benjamin Exell

Headstone of Private Benjamin Exell (38003). Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEDA9581). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.
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Identity

  • Title
    Pvte. Public - Jennifer - Other relative - 6 November 2018 - Military Personnel File
  • Forenames
    • Benjamin AWMM
    • Benjamin Public - Jennifer - Other relative - 6 November 2018 - Family papers
  • Surname
    • Exell AWMM
    • Exell Public - Jennifer - Other relative - 6 November 2018 - Family Papers
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Excell Public - Bruce - Researcher - 16 December 2016 - Military personnel file
  • Service number
    WWI 38003 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Jennifer - Other relative - 6 November 2018 - Family Papers

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    6/7/1883 Public - Jennifer - Other relative - 25 April 2018 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    London, England Public - Jennifer - Other relative - 25 April 2018 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Herbertville Public - Jennifer - Other relative - 25 April 2018 - Family papers
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Thomas Exell (father), Herbertville, New Zealand AWMM
    • Jane Exell (mother), Herbertville, New Zealand Public - Jennifer - Other relative - 25 April 2018 - Family papers
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Jennifer - Other relative - 25 April 2018 - Family papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 38003 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 Plumber 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
    05 Oct 1917 {Age 34} AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Benjamin Exell was the son of Thomas Exell, of Herbertville, East Coast, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM III. B. 12. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      55: 8 AWMM
    • NZWGT: Information supplied by the New Zealand War Graves Trust as part of the New Zealand War Graves project. This project was established in 2006 to record in text and photographs the 31,758 New Zealanders who have been identifed as serving with New Zealand or Allied forces, and who died in conflicts from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) up to the present day and in peacekeeping operations. AWMM

Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
05 November 2018RachelAuckland, New ZealandOther relative
25 April 2018JenniferOmokoroa, New ZealandOther relative
16 December 2016BruceWaihiResearcher
08 May 2015JennyTauranga, New ZealandOther Relative
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