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Roland Egerton Bennett

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Portrait of Lieutenant Roland Egerton Bennett, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 1 / F788 29. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Roland Egerton AWMM
  • Surname
    Bennett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12702 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 January 1872 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Dr F. Bennett (father), Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12702 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    6 April 1918 AWMM
    ieutenant Bennett went at once to the gun-pit under fire, and, with total disregard of personal safety, assisted to remove the wounded when his battery was very heavily shelled and the whole of one detachment had become casualties. His influence on his men was splendid. London Gazette. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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