Leonard James Waller Born 1891 - Died 15 September 1916 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number24/1849 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Lance Corporal AWMMAuckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 25 January 1917 - No known co … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesLeonard James AWMM SurnameWaller AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number24/1849 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth1891 AWMM Place of birthNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesNew Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs Gertrude Waller (wife), C/o Mrs A. Waller, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 08 Jan 1916 Married AWMMMarried, 2 children AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number24/1849 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 8 January 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 38 or HMNZT 39 AWMMVessel was Tahiti or Warrimoo AWMMLance Corporal AWMM; 3rd Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company AWMM; New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Lance Corporal AWMMAuckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › 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 CorporalThree 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 Death About death Contribute › Age at death25 AWMM Date of death15 September 1916 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathSomme, Northern France, France AWMM Death notesSomme, France AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameCaterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMMAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Leonard James Waller by laying a poppy. John Waller Joseph Waller Leonard James Waller P.T. Waller Ronald Charles Waller Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Leonard James Waller Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedPapers Past. Digital New Zealand Newspapers.http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspastSources UsedBirths, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records onlinehttps://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nzSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22015387Further ReferenceDeath notice, Auckland Star, Volume XLVII, Issue 240, 7 October 1916, Page 11http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS19161007.2.41&srposDeath NoticePersonal. Colonist, Volume LVII, Issue 14212, 10 October 1916, Page 4http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=TC19161010.2.19&srposFurther ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C16323Further Reference DocumentsAuckland Weekly News AWMMAuckland Weekly News, 1917 AWMMNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM16: 7 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.