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Full Name
Henry Thomas Benjamin
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
Henry Thomas
Surname
Benjamin
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
18950
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Billiard marker
Next of Kin
Mrs H.E. Benjamin (wife), Nith Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
6th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company
Embarkation Date
29 July 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
37
Page on Nominal Roll
34
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
11 June 1917
Age at Death
37
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference
XXV. H. 1A.
Biographical Notes
Henry Benjamin was the husband of Hannah Elizabeth Benjamin, of Invercargill, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
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