Benedict Leander Petherick

Benedict Leander Petherick

Benedict Leander Petherick



Military Medal

Unit: NZEF, Otago Regiment, 2 Battalion

Conflict: WW1

Additional Details:

Son of Godfrey and Margaret Petherick, of Dunedin, New Zealand.

Public Contributions:

There are no public contributions written for this casualty


  • Service Number: 71162
  • First Name: Benedict Leander
  • Surname: Petherick
  • Rank: Private
  • Date of Birth: Not known
  • Next of Kin: L.P. Pavletich (uncle), care of Wharf Hotel, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Occupation: Grocer's traveller
  • Nationality of Force: New Zealand
  • Force: Army
  • Unit: NZEF, Otago Regiment, 2 Battalion

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 21 March 1919
  • Age: 20
  • Conflict: WW1
  • Cause of Death:

    Died of pneumonia

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
  • Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Embarkation Date: 2 March 1918
  • Transport: HMNZT 101
  • Vessel: Tofua
  • Destination: Southampton, England

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum