Leonard James Waller 1891 - 15 September 1916 Key details Contribute › Service number24/1849 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMLance Corporal AWMMAuckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs Gertrude Waller (wife)C/o Mrs A. WallerTe KuitiNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 8 January 1916 AWMMMarried AWMMMarried, 2 children AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number24/1849 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM8 January 1916 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM8 January 1916 AWMMHMNZT 38 HMNZT 39 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 8 January 1916Arrived - 7-9 February 1916 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM8 January 1916 AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM3rd Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company AWMMTahiti or Warrimoo AWMMLance Corporal AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMLance 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 deathSommeNorthern FranceFrance AWMM Death notesSommeFrance AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameCaterpillar Valley (New Zealand) MemorialCaterpillar Valley CemeteryLonguevalSommeFrance AWMMAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld 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 Ronald Charles Waller Walter David 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=22015387Archives NZDeath 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 NoticeToday is Free Project. Panoramic, 360 degree photographic view, of War Memorials. (n.d.) . Retrieved May 1, 2014, from http://www.todayisfree.com/http://www.todayisfree.com/Further ReferencePersonal. 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 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 AWMMAuckland Star AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.