Topic: Benjamin Exell

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From research done in 2008 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: Benjamin Exell
Date of Birth: 6 July 1883
Serial number: 38003
Occupation before enlistment: Plumber
First known rank: Private
Embarkation date: 16 February 1917
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force 
Embarkation unit: 22nd Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
Last unit served: Wellington Infantry Regiment
Rank last held: 
Place of death: Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death: 5 October 1917
Cause of death: Died of wounds
Cemetery name: Nine Elms British Cemetery, Belgium

Biographical notes:

On 28 September 1891 Benjamin was admittered to Masterton Central School.


Student researcher: Joe Beech


Benjamin Exell

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