BEZZANT, Sydney John
(Service number 10/2527)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Lance Corporal|
|Date||9 January 1894||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||169 Main Road, Palmerston North|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs N. BEZZANT (mother), 169 Main Road, Palmerston North|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||6th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Wellington Infantry Battalion|
|Date||14 August 1915|
|Transport||Willochra or Tofua|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Wellington Infantry Regiment|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||1 January 1972||Age||75 years|
|Place of Death||New Plymouth|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Sydney John Bezzant was the son of Henry Montague and Norah Ellen (Honorah, Helen, née Welsh) Bezzant. Like his brother he attended Timaru Main School.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [03 January 2017]; Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth, headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [03 January 2017]
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