Rex Osborne BENNIER

Rex Osborne BENNIER

Male 1915 - 2002  (86 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has 19 ancestors and 42 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Rex Osborne BENNIER  [1
    Relationshipwith Rodney VOJVODICH
    Born 5 Jul 1915  Brookton, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Bef 1939 
    Farmer 
    Military Service Between 17 May 1941 and 18 Jul 1945  [2
    World War 2 - MX14765 or WX13135 - Private - 2/11 Battalion 
    Died 18 May 2002  Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 23 May 2002  Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
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    Rex Bennier 1915 - 2002 BillionGraves Record
    Rex Bennier 1915 - 2002 BillionGraves Record
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Jochim Heinrich BANNEIER,   b. Abt 1780,   d. DECEASED  (2 x Great Grandfather) 
    Mary Louisa BUTTON,   b. 2 Dec 1852, Biddenden, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1935, Prospect, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I928  MyBradyTree | BRADY, JAW, KLF, MAC, FW, SMF, MW2, VOJV
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2020 

    Father Ancestors Arthur James BENNIER,   b. 26 May 1881, Morphett Vale, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1954, Brookton, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Other Partners: Emily Henrietta ELLIOTT  m. 17 Sep 1951  
    Mother Ancestors Annie Amy HUNN,   b. 10 Mar 1885, Melrose, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1929, Brookton, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 23 Jul 1913  Maylands, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number #515 
    Children 8 children 
    Family ID F595  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Violet Gertrude FREE,   b. 20 May 1925, Byford, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 2003, Shoalwater, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1943  York, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number #1 
    Children 
    +1. Rex Adrian BENNIER,   b. 26 Aug 1943, Guildford, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 2018, Greenfields, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Rosemary Hazel KNIEL  m. 1964
    +2. David BENNIER,   b. 20 Mar 1945,   d. 17 Jul 2012, Safety Bay, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Elizabeth June PYKE  m. 1965
    +3. Eileen Faye BENNIER,   b. 20 Apr 1946,   d. DECEASED
    +4. Peter John BENNIER,   b. 24 Jan 1952,   d. 24 May 1991, Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    +5. G.R. BENNIER
    Married: 1x6. Rodney Lance BENNIER,   b. 2 Jul 1956,   d. 29 Sep 1990, Kambalda East, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +7. A.J. BENNIER
    +8. M.P. BENNIER
    +9. L. BENNIER
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to hide
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jul 1915 - Brookton, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Feb 1943 - York, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 May 2002 - Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 May 2002 - Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
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  • Notes 
    • Rex farmed until joining the army in 1939. He went to the Middle East with the army, and returned to Australia when Japan entered the war. He then served in New Guinea with his brother Eric. He later worked as a shearer. Since then Rex has worked on the Mandurah Shire Council for a number of years until his retirement in Mandurah, Western Australia.

      Service record
      Name BENNIER, REX OSBORNE
      Service Australian Army
      Service Number WX13135
      Date of Birth 5 Jul 1915
      Place of Birth BROOKTON, WA
      Date of Enlistment 17 May 1941
      Locality on Enlistment BROOKTON, WA
      Place of Enlistment CLAREMONT, WA
      Next of Kin BENNIER, ARTHUR
      Date of Discharge 18 Jul 1945
      Rank Private
      Posting at Discharge 2/11 Battalion
      WW2 Honours and Gallantry None
      Prisoner of War No
      http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/script/veteran.asp?ServiceID=A&VeteranID=749238

      http://www.mcb.wa.gov.au/infodir/search.htm
      Last Name Given Name(s) Age (years) Year of Death Suburb
      BENNIER ANTHONY PETER 19 1988 UNKNOWN
      BENNIER JOHN EDWARD 64 1935 NARROGIN
      BENNIER REGINALD WILLIAM 75 1987 SOUTH GUILDFORD
      BENNIER THOMAS JOSEPH 73 1943 COTTESLOE

  • Reference  Darryl Brady. (2020, November 24). Rex Osborne BENNIER. Brady Family Tree in Western Australia. Retrieved from https://www.bradyfamilytree.org/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I928&tree=BRADY2008

  • Sources 
    1. [S536] marc.bennier-at-dsto.defence.gov.au. Marc Bennier. Name: First Contact April 2001;. Some Information Submitted by Marc Bennier.

    2. [S920] Commonwealth of Australia. World War Two Nominal Roll. Location: http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/;. http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/script/veteran.asp?ServiceID=A&VeteranID=749238.

    3. [S1112] BillionGraves. Name: BillionGraves; Location: http://billiongraves.com/;. Rex Bennier https://billiongraves.com/grave/number/8969658.


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