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Full Name
Jack Edward Sedwick Bentley
Rank Last Held
Flying Officer
Forename(s)
Jack Edward Sedwick
Surname
Bentley
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
NZ402129
Gender
Male
Body on Embarkation
Royal New Zealand Air Force
Campaigns
Middle East
Last Unit Served
Royal New Zealand Air Force, 230 Squadron, RAF
Place of Death
Egypt
Date of Death
25 July 1942
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1942
Memorial Name
  • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
  • Ashburton War Memorial, Ashburton, New Zealand
Memorial Reference
Column 265
Biographical Notes
  • Jack Bentley was the son of Arthur and Agnes, Bentley of Riccarton, Christchurch.
  • Remembered on the Ashburton War Memorial.
Description of Image
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003.
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Panel 1 (WW2), names, bronze panel. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
  • Ashburton War Memorial. Commemoration panel WW1 and WW2, bronze plaque. Photo G.A. Fortune, 2003
Further References
Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch: Volplane Press.
Sources Used
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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