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BENNEWITH, Alexander Edward
(Service number 14768)

Aliases
First Rank Last Rank Sergeant

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth Stratford, England

Enlistment Information

Date 9 September 1914 Age 30
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Painter
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Husband of Annie Bennewith, of 37, Blyth Rd., Stratford, London
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with UK Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation
Unit, Squadron, or Ship South Lancashire Regiment 8th Bn
Date 26 September 1915
Transport
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 29 August 1916 Age 32
Place of Death France
Cause Missing presumed dead
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
Memorial Reference Pier and Face 7 A and 7 B.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

Sources

findagrave.com; ancestry.com

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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