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John Leslie Conole

Maadi Camp near cairo, Egypt c. 1943. NZ Troops on rest & recreation following battle at El Alamein. The tokomaru Bay soldiers gathered together for a formal dinner. Front table L-R going round: RalphRisborough. Keith Oates, Jacob RYLAND, Hoe OATES, Henry POTAE, Chino MULLIGAN. Middle Table L-R: Bill CHAFFEY, Jack CONOLE, ?, Bosie McCULLOUGH, Jack BURDETT. Among the remainder are George KERR, Digger JEFFERD, Goldie WHEELER, Hector RODDA, Baldy MORRIS & Jack TANKARD (Minister), all from Tokomaru Bay


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  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Conole AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 46031 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    b. 1916 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 30 March 2024 - NZ BDM Birth records
  • Place of birth
    Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 30 March 2024 - NZ BDM Birth records
  • Birth notes
    Son of Thomas James & Ellen Priscilla CONOLE Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 30 March 2024 - NZ BDM Birth records
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM Tokomaru Bay AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. T. Conole, Tokomaru Bay (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM
    • 1945 John Leslie CONOLE married Helen Gertrude BEGLEY Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 30 March 2024 - NZ BDM Marriage records


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 46031 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.47 Shop assistant/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.47
    GisborneGisborne 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.47
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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About death

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    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.47 AWMM


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30 March 2024Lorraine Mona Gisborne Researcher

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