Leopold Busby Unknown date of birth - 10 April 1945 Key details Contribute › Service number801608 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesLeopold AWMM SurnameBusby AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number801608 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMFarm hand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMc/o S. BusbyPukepotoNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs L. Busby (mother)HerekinoFar NorthNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number801608 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMKaitaiaNorthlandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMPrivate 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 rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Simon and Lizzie Busby, of Kaitaia. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death22 AWMM Date of death10 April 1945 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameFaenza War CemeteryItaly AWMM Grave referenceIV. G. 8. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Leopold Busby by laying a poppy. Jack Albert Busby James Busby Leopold Busby Ponaute Busby Selwyn Busby Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Leopold Busby Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 14: WW2 16 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.