Leslie William Chalcraft Unknown date of birth - Died 24 July 1944 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number802299 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyrig … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesLeslie William AWMM SurnameChalcraft AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number802299 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth1923 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - Research Place of birthChertsey, Surrey, England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - Research Birth notesSon of Frederick George and Lottie Elizabeth Chalcraft Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - Research Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Ploughman AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Lottie Elizabeth Chalcraft (mother), Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 21 Feb 1944-31 Mar 1944 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number802299 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMGisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Vessel was Mooltan or Willem Ruys AWMMPrivate AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 11th Reinforcements 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 rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Frederick George and Lottie Elizabeth Chalcraft, of Chertsey, Surrey, England AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death21 AWMM Date of death24 July 1944 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery nameFlorence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceVII. F. 13. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMMTokomaru Bay War Memorial Tokomaru Bay Memorial GatesGisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 4 January 2016 - Research Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Leslie William Chalcraft by laying a poppy. Lionel Chainey Maurice Alfred Chainey Leslie William Chalcraft John Robert Chalderwood Claude Sinclair Chalk Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Leslie William Chalcraft 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.F. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: War History Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsAuckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMMSoutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 13: WW2 23 AWMMSoutar, M. (2008). Nga tama toa = The price of citizenship : C Company 28 (Maori) Battalion 1939-1945. Albany, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMMPortrait published in Soutar (2008) AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.