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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:
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