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Leslie James Bates

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie James AWMM
  • Surname
    Bates AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Les AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII 68308 AWMM
    • WWII 4312134 AWMM
    • WWII NZ4312134 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 August 1918 Cemetery Records
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM Te Karae, Kohukohu AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM Te Karae, Kohukohu AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mr. J. Bates, Te Karae, Kohukohu (f) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. I.M. Bates, Te Karae, Kohukohu (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

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  • Death
    29 October 2006 Cemetery Records
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kohukohu Cemetery Kohukohu Road Hokianga New Zealand AWMM RSA Block, Plot 30 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
    The 35th Battalion: a Record of Service of the 35th Battalion with the Third Division in the Pacific, Part of The Official Histories of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-1945. New Zealand Electronic Text Collection
    http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2IP-35Ba.html
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.13 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.25 AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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