Edward (Ropey) Frederick Reuben Benge

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About Edward (Ropey) Frederick Reuben Benge

left school at 14 went sledging firewood and lived with his Aunt May in Upper Hutt. then moved to belvedere farm in the Wairarapa where he worked at the belvedere Cheese factory. After his marriage moved to Manukau where he was in charge of tractors for Odlins. During the depression he was on the dole for 3 yrs in Itaki then moved back to the Wairarapa where he worked for the Bassetts doing farm work. He was sawlmilling for the Japanese POW camp at Tauherenikau- called up in the army WWII worked at Linton camp doing armaments

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Edward (Ropey) Frederick Reuben Benge's Timeline

August 8, 1902
Carterton, Wellington, New Zealand
June 28, 1922
Age 19
October 28, 1923
Age 21
February 19, 1985
Age 82