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James Benjamin Leigh

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Portrait, Weekly News 17 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Benjamin AWMM
  • Surname
    Leigh AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ40942 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J.B. Leigh (father), 6 Kingsley Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ40942 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Leigh was the son of Benjamin Leigh and of Hilda V. Leigh (nee Miller), of Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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Sources

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