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Leonard James Waller

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 25 January 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard James AWMM
  • Surname
    Waller AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24/1849 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1891 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Gertrude Waller (wife), C/o Mrs A. Waller, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 8 January 1916 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 2 children AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24/1849 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eldest son of James Henry Waller and Annie Waller.

    Husband of Gertrude (Margaret Isabella Gertrude Eleanor nee Morrow) Read (formerly Waller) of Manuka Point, Lake Coleridge, Canterbury.

    Rank last held was listed as Temporary Lance Corporal

    Three sons served in WW1: Alfred Eric Waller (12/3499) died of bronchitis, Henry Thomas Waller (23/948) MM, and Leonard James Waller (24/1849) (KIA). AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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