condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Richard Lean

Headstone of Cpl Richard LEAN 531177. Port Chalmers RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 1A, Plot 18. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Cpl Richard LEAN 531177. Port Chalmers RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 1A, Pl …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Lean AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 531177 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1945 AWMM 40 Ross St., Ravensbourne, Dunedin AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. E.A. Lean, Ettrick Hotel, Ettrick (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1945 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 531177 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1945 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.81 Moulder/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.81
    DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 15, p.81
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    5 July 1983 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 68 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Port Chalmers RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 1A, Plot 18 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Richard Lean by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Richard Lean

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.81 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.