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Full Name
Edgar Norman Bentley
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Edgar Norman
Surname
Bentley
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/1740
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Mrs I. Heppleston (sister), Hurstfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Mrs Walker, Taumarunui, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
17 April 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
51
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
31 July 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Mud Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium
Grave Reference
II. D. 4.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Description of Image
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Bennett, S. - Best, F.TeK. (photo J Halpin 2010)
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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