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Full Name
Robert Daniel Benge
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Robert Daniel
Surname
Benge
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
74285
Gender
Male
Place of Birth
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Blacksmith and farmhand
Next of Kin
Mrs R.D. Benge (wife), Te Marua, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Te Marua, Upper hutt, New Zealand
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Training Unit, 46th Reinforcements, A Company
Place of Death
Featherston, New Zealand
Date of Death
10 November 1918
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died from influenza
Cemetery Name
Featherston Cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand
Grave Reference
719
Memorial Name
Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
Robert Benge was the husband of A.A. Benge of Te Marua, Upper Hutt, New Zealand.
Description of Image
  • Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Adele Pentony Graham)
  • Featherston Cemetery Memorial, detail of names
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Further References
Sources Used
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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