Leslie May Born 17 January 1897 - Died 12 April 1962 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service numberWWI AWMM4/1230 AWMMWWII AWMM803137 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at discharge WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy 3/4 length portrait of Lieutenant Leslie May (4/1230) Detail … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesLeslie AWMM SurnameMay AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI AWMM4/1230 AWMMWWII AWMM803137 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionAnglican, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth17 January 1897 AWMM Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMWW1 AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMOhakune, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationWW1 AWMMMrs Nellie Frances May (wife), Ohakune, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 18 December 1915 AWMMMarried AWMMMrs Nellie Frances May AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service numberWWI AWMM4/1230 AWMMWWII AWMM803137 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsVictory Medal AWMMBritish War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMMWW1 AWMMNew Zealand Engineers, Tunnelling Company AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMMWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM18 December 1915 AWMMAuckland, New Zealand AWMMRuapehu 18 December 1915 AWMMPlymouth, Devon, England, Auckland, New Zealand AWMMArrival, Depart - 18 Dec 1915 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM18 December 1915 AWMMHeadquarters, No 3 Relief AWMMRuapehu AWMMLieutenant AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMMMine explosion at Arras. He was unconscious for some hours and paralysed till the next morning. He was boarded at Hornchurch 21 July 1916 and the opinion of the Board then was that he could do light duty in two weeks but the symptoms have not improved as quickly as was anticipated (Military Personnel File). AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rank Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Embarked with the Main Body, Section No.3.Captain in the NZEF for four years. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death12 April 1962 AWMM Cause of death Place of death Death notes Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Leslie May by laying a poppy. Kenneth Hayward Taylor May Lawrence Negus May Leslie May Leslie John May Malcolm May Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Leslie May Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary Personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=24061598&digital=yesArchives NZMilitary Personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=24170492&digital=yesArchives NZThe New Zealand Tunnelling Company websitehttp://www.nzetc.co.nz/text/western_front.htmlFurther ReferenceNew Zealand Tunnellers: Company Rollhttp://www.nztunnellers.com/roll/main.php?pageEnCours=17Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMPage No: 495 AWMMMay, Stan. Materials relating to service in World War II. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-93/157. AWMMCollection contains mostly unused tourist-type postcards, but also includes some photographic material and correspondence (to sister Mrs Muriel Springall), all relating to May's service during World War II. Two of the albums appear to relate to 4/1230 Lieutenant Leslie May, NZ Tunnelling Company, 1NZEF. AWMMNeill, J.C. (Ed.). (1922). The New Zealand Tunnelling Company, 1915-1919. Auckland, N.Z.: Whitcombe & Tombs. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.