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Charles Edward Leighton

  • Service number
    WWII 13184 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Ted Public - Deidre - Direct descendant - 25 April 2021 - Widely known as Ted by all, and Charles in a more formal setting.
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Ted in uniform on his wedding day (Aug 1940)

Charles Edward (Ted) Leighton

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Leighton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ted Public - Deidre - Direct descendant - 25 April 2021 - Widely known as Ted by all, and Charles in a more formal setting.
  • Service number
    WWII 13184 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    21 May 1911 Public - Deidre - Direct descendant - 28 January 2020 - Family
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Green Valley, via Palmerston AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. I.M. Leighton, Green Valley, via Palmerston (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940-1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.268 Tractor driver/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.268
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.268
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Greece List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
    Greece, Europe List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
    WW2 Escaped or evaded capture. Date Interrogated: 31.5.1945. AWMM
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.268 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM
    • Nominal Roll of NZ Escapees and Evaders - 1 New Zealand Interrogation Section Book 2, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 (R25405145) AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2021DeidreChristchurch, New ZealandDirect descendant

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