BENNETT, Francis Oswald
(Service number 74420)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||19 February 1898||Place of Birth||Christchurch|
|Address at Enlistment||Fairview, Timaru|
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|Next of Kin||W. F. BENNETT (father), Fairview, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||42nd Reinforcements, New Zealand Medical Corps|
|Date||1 August 1918|
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|Place of Death||Christchurch|
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Francis Oswald was the first-born of William Francis and Rose Maria (née Harrow) Bennett. He was educated in Timaru and Christchurch. Francis returned to New Zealand in March 1919 per the "Athenic". He married Pearl Allan Brash in 1927.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [16 March 2019]; NZ BDM records (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 March 2019]; School Admission record (Canterbury Branch NZSG) [16 March 2019]; Sun, 8 March 1919 (Papers Past) [16 March 2019]
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