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William James Leonard

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Country boy out on an adventure

1940

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William James AWMM
  • Surname
    Leonard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 15793 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 February 1920 Public Source InvercargillSouthland Public source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Section 4, Glencoe Road, Invercargill AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Henrietta Leonard (mother), Section 4, Glencoe Road, Invercargill AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown 2NZEF Nom Roll 3
    Age 20 AWMM
    Forester/Civilian 2NZEF Nom Roll 3
    InvercargillSouthland 2NZEF Nom Roll 3
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private 2NZEF Nom Roll 3

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
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, WWII AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 feet 7 inches AWMM
    • 15 July 1942 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWII AWMM
      Ruweisat Ridge AWMM
    • 23 October 1942 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWII AWMM
      El Alamein AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 October 1983 Cemetery Records
    Age 63 AWMM
    MatauraSouthland Cemetery Records
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mataura Cemetery, Crawford Road, Mataura, Southland, New Zealand AWMM Plot 274, Block 5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Gore District Council. Mataura burial and cremation records
    http://www.goredc.govt.nz/do-it-online/search-it/cemeteries/
    Sources Used
  • 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.269 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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07 January 2016john franciswellington NZDirect descendant

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