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William Atherton Bennett

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 23), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 23), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Atherton AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    13/2980 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1872 AWMM PlymouthDevon AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Sophia Graham Bennett (wife), Papamoa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 29 February 1916 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 5 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 9 October 1915 AWMM
    Age 44 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian 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 foot 7 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Sophia Graham nee Snodgrass

    Father William Atherton Bennett (13/2980)] and two sons Walter Atherton Bennett (13/292) and Geoffrey Robert Bennett (70024) served in WW1 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 August 1950 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
    Bay of PlentyNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Te Puke (old) Cemetery, corner Landscape Road & State Highway 33, Te Puke, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      23: 8 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM

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09 August 2016ArnoldNZOther

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