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Leonard Munroe Falla

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  • Service number
    2/2118 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Leonardo AWMM
    • Len AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Gunner AWMM
    New Zealand Field Artillery AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Munroe AWMM
  • Surname
    Falla AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Leonardo AWMM
    • Len AWMM
  • Service number
    2/2118 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    17 February 1891 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Westport, Buller District, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Westport, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 65 Hutt Road, Petone, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Olive Falla (sister), Racing Conference Office, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 09 Oct 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2/2118 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 9 October 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 32 or HMNZT 33 or HMNZT 34 AWMM
    Vessel was Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo AWMM
    Gunner AWMM
    New Zealand Field Artillery AWMM
    7th Reinforcements 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Gunner AWMM
    New Zealand Field Artillery AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert and Henrietta Falla (nee Aiken). brother of Mary Frances (Maria) Falla. Native of Westport, New Zealand.

    Originally buried in the field and later transferred to the AIF Burial ground, Flers AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    25 AWMM
  • Date of death
    17 October 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Somme, Northern France, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Somme, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    A.I.F. Burial Ground, Flers, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    I. J. 1. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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