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Douglas Farquharson Leckie

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  • Service number
    18399 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW2 Colonel AWMM
    23 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
    • World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Farquharson AWMM
  • Surname
    Leckie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    18399 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    9 June 1897 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW1 Sawmill hand AWMM
    • WW2 School teacher AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Gunn Leckie (father), South Wyndham, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
    • World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    18399 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM
    • Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) AWMM
    • Efficiency Decoration (ED) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Invercargill, Southland, South Island, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

    Embarkations

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    • Embarkation details
      WW1 14 Dec 1916-24 January 1917 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM Moeraki 14 December 1916 AWMM
      Vessel was Moeraki AWMM
      Trooper AWMM
      20th Reinforcements, New Zealand Mounted Rifles AWMM
      New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

    Prisoner of war

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    • Capture details
    • Days interned
    • Liberation date
    • POW liberation details
    • POW serial number

    Medical history

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    • Medical notes
      Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded on the 25 May 1941 AWMM

    Last known rank

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    • Last rank
      WW2 Colonel AWMM
      23 Infantry Battalion AWMM

    Biographical information

    Biographical information

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    • Served inWWI in Canterbury Mounted Rifle Regiment, Anzac Mounted Division from 1916-1919.

      In WWII Leckie was Commanding Officer of the 23rd Battalion from August 1940 until March 1941, and from May 1941 until June 1942. He also commmanded 75 Sub -Area in the Middle East from August 1942 until March 1944.

      Moeraki then transfer to Mooltan at Sydney for Suez. AWMM

    Death

    About death

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    • Age at death
    • Date of death
    • Cause of death
    • Place of death
    • Death notes
    • Cemetery name
    • Grave reference
    • Memorial name
    • Memorial reference
    • Obituary

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