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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: Military personnel file
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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