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Leslie May

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  • Service number
    • WWI 4/1230 AWMM
    • WWII 803137 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
3/4 length portrait of Lieutenant Leslie May (4/1230) Detail. Main Body, New Zealand Tunnelling Company (wounded). May, Stan. Materials relating to service in World War II. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-93/157. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    May AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/1230 AWMM
    • WWII 803137 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    17 January 1897 Military Personnel file
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • Post war occupation
    • Address before enlistment
      Unknown Ohakune, New Zealand AWMM
    • Next of kin on embarkation
      WW1 Mrs Nellie Frances May (wife), Ohakune, New Zealand AWMM
    • Relationship status
      Pre 18 Dec 1915 Married AWMM
      Mrs Nellie Frances May AWMM

    Service

    Wars and conflicts

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    • War
      World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
    • Campaign
    • Armed force / branch
      Army AWMM
    • Service number
      • WWI 4/1230 AWMM
      • WWII 803137 AWMM
    • Military service
    • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

    Military decorations

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    • Medals and Awards
      • Victory Medal AWMM
      • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM

    Training and Enlistment

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    • Military training
    • Enlistment
      • WW1 Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
      • WW1 New Zealand Engineers, Tunnelling Company AWMM
    • Age on enlistment

      Embarkations

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      • Embarkation details
        WW1 from Auckland, New Zealand AWMM to Plymouth, Devon, England AWMM Ruapehu 18 December 1915 AWMM
        Vessel was Ruapehu AWMM
        Lieutenant AWMM
        Headquarters, No 3 Relief 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
        Jun 1916 Wounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
        Mine 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

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      • Last rank

      Biographical information

      Biographical information

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      • Embarked with the Main Body, Section No.3.

        Captain in the NZEF for four years. AWMM

      Death

      About death

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      • Age at death
      • Date of death
        12 April 1962 Military Personnel file
      • Cause of death
      • Place of death
      • Death notes
      • Cemetery name
      • Grave reference
      • Memorial name
      • Memorial reference
      • Obituary

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      Sources

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