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Leonard Bradford-Smith

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Bradford-Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Leonard Bradford Smith AWMM
    • Brad AWMM
    • Leonard Vivian Smith AWMM
    • Brady AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 27636 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 October 1916 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Ferndale Rd., Penrose, Auckland AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM Ferndale Rd., Penrose, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. I.M.B. Smith, Ferndale Rd., Penrose, Auckland (wife) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. I.M.B. Smith, Ferndale Rd., Penrose, Auckland (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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.441 Machinist, iron shops 2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.441
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 3, p.441
    • WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.116 Iron machinist/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.116
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.116
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Frederick William Smith and Ruby Mabel (nee Child) Smith; husband of Iris; father of Garry and Bethley.

    Born Leonard Vivian Smith then family changed name to Bradford-Smith to carry on family name. Listed on the Nominal Roll under name Smith.

    Represented New Zealand as part of the 1953 Coronation Contigent.

    Past President and Patron of Sappers Association AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 April 2007 AWMM
    Age 90 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maunu Cemetery, Cemetery Road off State Highway 14, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM RSA Block Twenty, Plot 1341 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 April 2007 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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.441 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.116 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 16 April 2007 AWMM
    • O'Shea, B. (2007) A tribute to Brad Leonard Bradford-Smith and the Smith family. Maungakaramea, N.Z.: publisher not identified. AWMM

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