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Copy of a photograph of a man in military uniform.
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Bensemen, Mr. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 94703

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Possibly: Gunner/Driver William Ernest Frederick BENSEMANN. NZEF Service # 35238; Gunner/Driver, New Zealand Field Artillery, 23rd Reinforcements, NZEF. Born 8 May 1887 - at Upper Moutere, Nelson District. Prior to enlistment for war service William Bensemann was a Farmer - at Nelson District. William Bensemann enlisted for war service - on 30 August 1916 - at Nelson. He was 28 years of age. Gunner/Driver Bensemann was discharged, on medical grounds (illness), from the NZEF - on 3 July 1917 - at No 3 Hospital, Codford, England. He was invalided to New Zealand. For Gunner/Driver William E. F. Bensemann's full military record refer to New Zealand Online Cenotaph : www.aucklandmuseum.com

- Jenifer Lemaire

Posted on 12-03-2017 01:14:35