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Leo Joseph Drury

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leo Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Drury AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 52524 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 March 1899 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WellingtonNew Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Drury, Box 30, Waverley, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 30 July 1918 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 52524 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
    WW1 30 July 1918 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 19 AWMM
    Fireman/Military Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    ChicagoIllinois Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 3.25" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      122 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • War service: embarked Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on board HT 'Durham Castle', 19 September 1918; disembarked Tilbury, England, 25 September 1918.
    Allotted to 5th Bn, 3 October 1918.
    Admitted to Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 31 October 1918 (tonsilitis); discharged from hospital, 27 November 1918 (influenza).
    Proceeded overseas to France, 28 January 1919; taken on strength, 5th Bn, in the field, 1 February 1919.
    Marched out to England, 23 May 1919; disembarked England, 24 May 1919.
    Found guilty, 22 August 1919, of (1) drunkenness in Piccadilly Circus; (2) begging in Piccadilly Circus; (3) violently resisting arrest; (4) being absent without leave from 1-6 August 1919: awarded 28 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited a total of 26 days' pay.
    Found guilty, Westminster Police Court, 23 September 1919, of begging: bound over under the sum of 5 Pounds for 12 months.
    Found guilty, 5 December 1919, of (1) being in London without a pass; (2) being absent without leave from 16-27 November 1919: awarded 10 days' detention.
    Found guilty, 23 January 1920, of evading embarkation on 5 January 1920 and remaining absent intil 14 January 1920: awarded 28 days' detention.
    Found guilty, Central Criminal Court, London, 2 March 1920, of robbery with violence: awarded 12 months' and 12 months' imprisonment with hard labour; sentences to run concurrently. Unexpired portion of sentence remitted, 16 July 1920, and embarked for return to Australia.
    Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', 16 July 1920; disembarked Melbourne, 6 September 1920; discharged, 6 September 1920 ('services no longer required: unsatisfactory conduct; discharged as a bad character').
    Not eligible for war medals. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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