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Leslie Thomas McMillan

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  M_015. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel M_015. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Leslie Thomas AWMM
    • 'Mac' Public - Dale - Researcher - 12 October 2017 - Officers' Book, 14th Brigade, N.Z.E.F.I.P.
  • Surname
    McMillan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 64785 AWMM
    • WWII VNZ64785 AWMM
    • WWII AK258 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 March 1915 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    15th March 1915 Public - Dale - Researcher - 12 October 2017 - Officers' Book, 14th Brigade, N.Z.E.F.I.P.
  • Place of birth
    Invercargill Public - Dale - Researcher - 12 October 2017 - Officers' Book, 14th Brigade, N.Z.E.F.I.P.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1941 AWMM P.O., Upper Atiamuri AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM P.O., Upper Atiamuri AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM P.O., Atiamuri AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. J. McMillan, 13 Haig St., Dunedin (m) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. J. McMillan, 13 Haig St., Mornington, Dunedin (m) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. J. McMillan, 13 Haig St., Dunedin (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 64785 AWMM
    • WWII VNZ64785 AWMM
    • WWII AK258 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.229 Accountant/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.229
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 4, p.229
    • WW2 1942 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.259 Accountant/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.259
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 9, p.259
    • WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.63 Accountant/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.63
      2NZEF Nom. Roll 14, p.63
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas and Jane McMillan, of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 March 1945 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    Pacific AWMM
  • 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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  • Memorial name
    • Labuan Memorial, Labuan War Cemetery, Sabah, Malaysia AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2143501
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.229 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.259 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.63 AWMM
    • Wigzell, Frank A. New Zealand Army involvement [in] 'Z' Special Operations Australia, AIB 1942-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 98/6 AWMM
    • Wigzell, F.A. (2001). New Zealand Army involvement, special operations Australia : South West Pacific World War II. Durham, England: Pentland Press. AWMM

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10 November 2017DaleAucklandResearcher

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