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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
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: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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