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BRADSHAW, Benjamin
(Service number 32619)

Aliases Benjamin Anthony Bradshaw at death
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Birth

Date 24 May 1896 Place of Birth Mataura

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Plumber
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. E. BRADSHAW (mother), Mataura, Southland; 23 Allnutt Street, Temuka; C/o W. Knight, Gammock Street, Temuka
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 19th Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
Date 15 November 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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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 6 November 1955 Age 59 years
Place of Death
Cause
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 14, Plot 141
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Benjamin Bradshaw was the son of John and Annie Elizabeth (née Wells) Bradshaw. Brothers George Walter, John Robert, Matthew Bimson and Thomas Hughan all served in World War One. Matthew died in 1944 and is buried at Temuka, while Thomas died in 1968 and is buried at Dunedin.

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 November 2016]

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