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Leonard Johns Billett

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  • Service number
    • 1/570 AWMM
    • 1/530 AWMM
    • 13/2531 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    • WW1 Private AWMM
      Samoan Expeditionary Force, 3rd (Auckland) Regiment AWMM
    • WW1 Trooper AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Johns AWMM
  • Surname
    Billett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 1/570 AWMM
    • 1/530 AWMM
    • 13/2531 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Congregational AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    29 June 1894 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Australia AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Australia AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW1 Sailor AWMM
    • WW1 Seaman AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre Aug 1914 81 Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 12 Dec 1916 Hamilton House, Grey Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Lizzie Brown (fiancee), 26 Cook Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Janet Christina Barbara Billett (wife), care of Mrs R.J. Morris, York Street, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 15 Aug 1914 Single AWMM
    • Pre 15 Feb 1917 Married AWMM
      Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    • Samoa AWMM
    • Sinai & Palestine AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 1/570 AWMM
    • 1/530 AWMM
    • 13/2531 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Aug 1914 AWMM
      Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 12 December 1916 AWMM
      Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

    Embarkations

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    • Embarkation details
      • WW1 HMNZT 1 or HMNZT 2 AWMM
        Vessel was Moeraki or Monowai AWMM
        Private AWMM
        3rd (Auckland) Regiment AWMM
        Samoan Advance Party AWMM
      • WW1 15 Feb 1917-8 April 1917 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM Moeraki 15 February 1917 AWMM
        Vessel was Moeraki AWMM
        Trooper AWMM
        22nd Reinforcements, Mounted Rifles Brigade 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, WWI AWMM
        Dysentery AWMM
      • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
        Malaria AWMM
      • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
        Pneumonia AWMM
      • Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
        Death due to war service, tuberculosis and cardiac failure AWMM

    Last known rank

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    • Last rank
      • WW1 15 April 1915 AWMM
        Discharged at own request AWMM
        Private AWMM
        Samoan Expeditionary Force, 3rd (Auckland) Regiment AWMM
      • WW1 1919 AWMM
        Discharged on account of illness contracted on active service AWMM
        Trooper AWMM

    Biographical information

    Biographical information

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    • Husband of Janet Christina Barbara Billett (nee Nicholson), married 1916. Father of Thelma Lily Billett born 1914.

      Moeraki then transfer to Boora at Melbourne for Suez. AWMM

    Death

    About death

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    • Age at death
      28 AWMM
    • Date of death
      18 March 1924 AWMM
    • Cause of death
      Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service AWMM
    • Place of death
      Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Death notes
      Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Cemetery name
      St Ninian's Churchyard Cemetery, St Georges Road, Avondale, Auckland AWMM
    • Grave reference
      Area C Lot 24 AWMM
    • Memorial name
    • Memorial reference
    • Obituary

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    • My dear Granddad, Your Soul was taken so early. You have left a piece of yourself on this Earth, Your Family, and we that remember you WILL NEVER FORGET YOU. Rest in the arms of the Angels. Lots of Love Granddad, Perry x xxxxx xxxxxxx.
      Public - Perry William - Other Relative - 20 April 2015

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    20 April 2015Perry WilliamAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative